RF & Wireless Technologies: Know It All

RF & Wireless Technologies: Know It All

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Elsevier Science

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RF & Wireless Technologies: Know It All

The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!

RF (radio frequency) and wireless technologies drive communication today. This technology and its applications enable wireless phones, portable device roaming, and short-range industrial and commercial application communication such as the supply chain management wonder, RFID. Up-to-date information regarding software defined RF, using frequencies smarter, and using more of the spectrum, with ultrawideband technology is detailed.

  • A 360-degree view from best-selling authors including Roberto Aiello, Bruce Fette, and Praphul Chandra
  • Hot topics covered including ultrawideband and cognitive radio technologies
  • The ultimate hard-working desk reference: all the essential information, techniques, and tricks of the trade in one volume

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750685818
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/10/2007
Series: Newnes Know It All Series
Pages: 848
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Survey of RF and Wireless Technology
Chapter 2: Communications Protocols and Modulation
Chapter 3: Transmitters
Chapter 4: Receivers
Chapter 5: Radio Propagation
Chapter 6: Antenna Fundamentals I
Chapter 7: Antenna Fundamentals II.
Chapter 8: Basics of Wireless Local Area Networks
Chapter 9: Outdoor Networks.
Chapter 10: Voice Over Wi-Fi and Other Wireless Technologies
Chapter 11: Security in Wireless Local Area Networks
Chapter 12: System Planning
Chapter 13: System Implementation, Testing, and Optimization
Chapter 14: Next Generation Wireless Networks
Chapter 15: Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Chapter 16: Wireless Sensor Networks
Chapter 17: Reliable Wireless Networks for Industrial Networks
Chapter 18: Software-Defined Radio
Chapter 19: The Basics of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology
Chapter 20: UWB Spectrum and Regulation
Chapter 21: Interference and Coexistence
Chapter 22: Direct Sequence UWB
Chapter 23: “Multiband Approach to UWB
Chapter 24: History and Background of Cognitive Radio
Chapter 25: The Software Defined Radio as a Platform for Cognitive Radio
Chapter 26: Cognitive Radio: The Technologies
Chapter 27: Spectrum Awareness
Chapter 28: Direct Sequence and Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
Chapter 29: RF Power Amplifiers
Chapter 30: Phase Locked Loop Techniques in Modern Communications Systems
Chapter 31 Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)

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