Wireless LAN Standards and Applications / Edition 1

Wireless LAN Standards and Applications / Edition 1

by Asuncion Santamaria
     
 

If you're an engineer involved in developing wireless LAN systems, this valuable book will give you a practical understanding of the latest wireless LAN standards and their implementation. The book clearly explains the two principal standards, IEEE 802.11 and IrDA, plus the HIPERLAN standard, and explores their real-world applications through commercially available

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If you're an engineer involved in developing wireless LAN systems, this valuable book will give you a practical understanding of the latest wireless LAN standards and their implementation. The book clearly explains the two principal standards, IEEE 802.11 and IrDA, plus the HIPERLAN standard, and explores their real-world applications through commercially available equipment. Specific scenarios explain how WLAN systems can be built and integrated with cabled systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890069431
Publisher:
Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/14/2001
Series:
Artech House Telecommunications Library Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Biographies. Acknowledgements. Glossary. Introduction - Introduction to Wireless Local Area Networks. The Need for Standardization. Future Trends. The IrDa Standard - Introduction to IrDA; General Description. Physical Layer (SIR). Serial Infrared Link Access Protocol (IrLAP). IrDA Link Management Protocol (Ir-LMP). IrDA Transport Protocol: TinyTP. LAN Access Extensions for Link Management Protocol: IrLAN. The IEEE 802.11 Standard - Introduction to IEEE 802.11; General Description. Medium Access Control (MAC) for the IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs. Physical Layer for IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs; Radio systems. Physical Layer for IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs. IR Systems. Conclusions and Applications. The HIPERLAN Standard - Introduction; Terminology. Physical Layer (PHY). HIPERLAN Channel Access Control (CAC). HIPERLAN Medium Access Control (MAC). Conclusions on HIPERLAN Type 1. Future Bran Standards. Application Scenarios - Introduction. The Application Scenarios. Wireless LAN Technologies and Products. Conclusions. Upcoming Standards and Future Trends - Introduction; Is the Future Wireless? The Evolution of HIPERLAN. The Evolution of IEEE 802.11. Forthcoming IR Standards. Other RF Standards: DECT, Bluetooth, wATM, HomeRF, etc. Conclusions.

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