4G: LTE/LTE-Advanced for Mobile Broadband, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124199976
  • ISBN-13: 9780124199972
  • DDC: 621.38456
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 544 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book focuses on LTE including LTE-Advanced Release 11. Detailed explanations are given for the latest LTE standards for radio interface architecture, the physical layer, access procedures, broadcast, relaying, spectrum and RF characteristics, and system performance. Key technologies presented include multi-carrier transmission, advanced single-carrier transmission, advanced receivers, OFDM, MIMO and adaptive antenna solutions, radio resource management and protocols, and different radio network architectures. Their role in the context of mobile broadband access is explained, providing a high-level overview and more detailed step-by-step explanations. This book is a must-have for engineers and other professionals in the telecommunications industry and offers an understanding of how to use the new technology to stay ahead of competitors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Abbreviations and Acronyms.
1: Background of LTE.
2: High Data Rates in Mobile Communication.
3: OFDM Transmission.
4: Wider-band “single-carrier” Transmission.
5: Multi-Antenna Techniques.
6: Scheduling, Link Adaptation, and Hybrid ARQ.
7: Lte Radio Access.
8: Radio-Interface Architecture.
9: Physical Transmission Resources.
10: Downlink Physical-Layer Processing.
11: Uplink Physical-Layer Processing.
12: Retransmission Protocols.
13: Scheduling and Rate Adaptation.
14: Access Procedures.
15: Multi-Point Coordination and Transmission.
16: Heterogeneous Deployments.
17: Multimedia Broadcast/multicast Services.
18: Relaying.
19: Spectrum and RF Characteristics.
20: Performance.
21: Future Radio Access—final Thoughts.
22: References.