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Physical Principles of Wireless Communications / Edition 1

Physical Principles of Wireless Communications / Edition 1

by Victor L. Granatstein


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ISBN-13: 9780849332593
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/11/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

AN INTRODUCTION TO MODERN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS A Brief History of Wireless Communications Faraday, Maxwell, and Hertz: The Discovery of Electromagnetic Waves Guglielmo Marconi, Inventor of Wireless Communications Developments in the Vacuum Electronics Era (1906 to 1947)
The Modern Era in Wireless Communications (1947 to the Present)

Basic Concepts Information Capacity of a Communication Channel Antenna Fundamentals The Basic Layout of a Wireless Communications System Decibels and Link Budgets

Characteristics of Some Modern Communication Systems Mobile Communication Systems and Cell Phones Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) of Computers SATCOM Systems

The Plan of This Book

NOISE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS Fundamental Noise Concepts Radiation Resistance and Antenna Efficiency Nyquist Noise Theorem, Antenna Temperature, and Receiver Noise Equivalent Circuit of Antenna and Receiver for Calculating Noise

Contributions to Antenna Temperature Cosmic Noise Atmospheric Noise Big Bang Noise (Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation)
Noise Attenuation

Noise in Specific Systems Noise in Pagers Noise in Cell Phones Noise in Millimeter Wave SATCOM

ANTENNAS A Brief Review of Electromagnetism Maxwell's Equations and Boundary Conditions The Vector Potential, A, and the Inhomogeneous Helmholtz Equation

Radiation from a Hertzian Dipole Solution of the Inhomogeneous Helmholtz Equation in the Vector Potential A Near Fields and Far Fields of a Hertzian Dipole Basic Antenna Parameters Directive Gain, Directivity, and Gain Radiation Resistance of a Hertzian Dipole Antenna Electrically Short Dipole Antenna (Length

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This is a very good book in giving a clear explanation of basic principles of wireless communication for beginners.