Whether you are designing for systems based on 2G, 3G, or advanced MIMO technology, you can find the solution you need with this comprehensive reference on applying smart antennas in wireless and mobile communications. The book provides you with a simple yet powerful design methodology that enables you to select the smart antenna approach most suitable for a particular application. Moreover, it offers guidance in designing the appropriate uplink and downlink beamforming algorithms.
About the Author
Ahmed El Zooghby is a staff engineer at Qualcomm, Inc., located in San Diego, California. A senior member of the IEEE, he holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from Alexandria University and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Multiple Access Techniques for 2G and 3G Systems. Radio Propagation Channel Models. Fixed Beam Smart Antenna Systems. Adaptive Array Systems. Smart Antenna Receivers and Algorithms for Radio Base Stations. Coverage and Capacity Improvements of Wireless Networks. System Aspects of Smart Antennas. Smart Antenna Applications in Handsets. MIMO Systems.