Spread Spectrum CDMA: IS-95 and IS-2000 for RF Communications / Edition 1

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2002 Hard cover New Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 314 p. Contains: Illustrations. McGraw-Hill Telecommunications. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW. NO DJ. (as issued)

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CDMA AT WORK
* Progressive explanation of IS-95 and IS-2000, 2G and 3G CDMA from basic principles to actual application
* Progressive conceptual development from the Physical layer to the Network layer, including typical real-world conditions such as fading, handoffs, etc.
* “Day in the life” walkthrough of several actual CDMA network issues and experiences
* Complete with several software applications, including a brief graphical simulation of a realistic network diagnostic monitor

INSIDE CDMA

The unparalleled ability of CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) to increase network capacity while providing enhanced data services is driving its growth worldwide. And if working CDMA solutions for RF networks—both now and in the transition from IS-95 to IS-2000—is what you need, you’ve come to the right place. CDMA expert Steve Lee’s Spread Spectrum CDMA provides a user-friendly explanation of the concepts, issues, and techniques behind the IS-95 and IS-2000 CDMA standards. This book is a must for those seeking to:
* Gain an understanding of the principles behind CDMA and RF communications in general
* Understand the variety of real-world issues CDMA addresses, including network capacity, multipath, and enhanced services
* Explore the forward and reverse link messaging protocols
* Develop a practical view of the motives and techniques driving the transition from 2G to 3G CDMA
* Discover a practical understanding of CDMA, in a walkthrough of the daily functions of a CDMA network
* Explore some of the more fundamental aspects of RF communications, from a practical to a mathematical approach

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071406710
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 8/28/2002
  • Series: Telecom Engineering Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Lee is a communications engineer in cellular CDMA, with a master's in applied physics and 14 years' experience in wireless telecommunications and RF broadcasting.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 Point A to Point B 1
1.1 Basic RF Concerns 1
1.2 Information and Occupied Bandwidth 12
1.3 RF Signal Propagation - Basic Concepts 14
1.4 Scatter and Multipath 17
1.5 Link Margin 22
Ch. 2 Digital Communication Theory 31
2.1 Modulation Techniques 32
2.2 Receiver Decisions 40
2.3 Probability of Bit Error (Pb) 43
2.4 Auto Correlation and Cross Correlation 51
2.5 Correlation Detector 53
2.6 Ec/Io and Frame Error Rate (FER) 56
Ch. 3 Is-95 CDMA 59
3.1 Spreading 62
3.2 Walsh Codes 68
3.3 Convolutional Encoder 72
3.4 Interleaving 74
3.5 Power Control 75
3.6 Vocoder 79
3.7 Half-Chip Delay 81
3.8 Multipath Revisited and the Rake Receiver 82
3.9 Phase Delays and Walsh Orthogonality 86
3.10 Forward-link Overview 88
3.11 Reverse Link Overview 92
3.12 Forward-link Reception and Demodulation 96
3.13 Reverse Link Reception and Demodulation 98
Ch. 4 A Day in the Life 107
4.1 Forward-link Messaging 108
4.2 Reverse Link Messaging 110
4.3 Hand-offs 113
4.4 Cell Shrinkage 118
4.5 Hashing 119
4.6 Slotted Mode 119
4.7 Registrations 122
4.8 Land-line Interface 123
4.9 Network Features and Services 127
4.10 Network Issues 128
Ch. 5 System Capacity 137
5.1 Factors Affecting Capacity 137
5.2 System Loading and Network Capacity Estimates 141
Ch. 6 Overview of IS-2000 1x("3G"): The Next Generation 149
6.1 Background 149
6.2 IS-2000 Channel Structure 151
6.3 MAC and LAC 154
6.4 IS-2000 Walsh Coding 158
6.5 Short PN Code 161
6.6 Specific IS-2000 Channel Structure 163
6.7 Radio Configurations (RCs) 168
6.8 IS-2000 Reverse Link 171
6.9 Reverse Radio Configurations 174
6.10 Bearer Service Options 178
App. A Spurious Noise and Inter-Mod Products 183
App. B Fourier Mechanics 187
App. C Electrodynamics and Maxwell's Equations 203
App. D Doppler Effect 231
App. E Basic Antenna Theory 237
App. F Channel Allocations and Standards 245
App. G Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) 249
App. H Authentication 253
App. I Complex Numbers 257
App. J Included Software Tools 263
App. K: Review Questions for the Appendices 265
App. L.: Answers to the Review Questions 269
Bibliography 309
Index 311
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2003

    Excellent introduction to CDMA

    This book includes an excellent explanation of how spread spectrum CDMA works. The book is full of examples and references to the literature, making it useful for novice and experienced engineers alike. The book is excellent for its thorough treatment of all key issues in CDMA.

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