Presenting the state of the art in broadband wireless access technology, this unique resource methodically presents the fundamentals of OFDM(A) technology–the cornerstone of the next generation of broadband wireless access offerings. In addition, this book succinctly depicts the future landscape of mobile broadband wireless access and the standards developed by the IEEE 802.16 standards organization. The book gives you a solid understanding of the essential features of IEEE 802.16d (fixed) and 802.16e (mobile) and the role of the WiMAX Forum in defining interoperability and certification criteria.
This comprehensive resource discusses important requirements, tradeoffs, and other critical design considerations, providing a full overview of the issues and possible solutions for your work in the field. Offering practical, end-to-end guidance, this book serves as your one-stop reference to cutting-edge broadband wireless access systems.
About the Author
Uma S. Jha is chief mobility architect at Boeing Co. Formerly, he was chief technology officer of Airify Communicatons. A well-published author and holder of key patents in the area of 3rd generation wireless systems, Dr. Jha has over 25 years of industry experience. He received his M.S. in electrical engineering from California State University, Fullerton, Engineer degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. from the University of Aalborg, Denmark.
Ramjee Prasad is director of the Center for TeleInFrastruktur (CTIF), Aalborg University. He is the author of OFDM for Wireless Communications Systems (Artech House, 2004), coauthor of 4G Roadmap and Emerging Communication Technologies and From WPANs to Personal Networks: Technologies and Applications, co-editor of Wireless IP and Building the Mobile Internet (Artech House, 2003), and is the author/coauthor of several other books published by Artech House.