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LTE for 4G Mobile Broadband
Air Interface Technologies and Performance

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  • Author: Farooq Khan, Samsung Telecommunications America, Richardson, Texas
  • Date Published: May 2009
  • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9780511512667

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  • Do you need to get up to speed quickly on LTE? Understand the new technologies of the LTE standard and how they contribute to improvements in system performance with this practical and valuable guide, written by an expert on LTE who was intimately involved in drafting the standard. In addition to a strong grounding in the technical details, you'll also get fascinating insights into why particular technologies were chosen in the development process. Core topics covered include: •Network architecture and protocols •OFDMA downlink access •Low-PAPR SC-FDMA uplink access •Transmit diversity and MIMO spatial multiplexing •Channel structure and bandwidths •Cell search, reference signals and random access •Turbo coding with contention-free interleaver •Scheduling, link adaptation, hybrid ARQ and power control •Uplink and downlink physical control signaling •Inter-cell interference mitigation techniques •Single-frequency network (SFN) broadcast •MIMO spatial channel model •Evaluation methodology and system performance With extensive references, a useful discussion of technologies that were not included in the standard, and end-of-chapter summaries that emphasize all the key points, this book is an essential resource for practitioners in the mobile cellular communications industry and for graduate students studying advanced wireless communications.

    • Provides an in-depth coverage of the radio-interface technologies for LTE and their contributions to system performance improvements
    • Reveals the reasons why certain technologies were selected for the standard during the development process, and also includes a useful discussion of the technologies not selected
    • Includes end-of-chapter summaries that draw out and emphasize all the key points
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    "This text is an especially helpful as an accompaniment to the 3GPP specifications themselves, which offer no explanations as to why one thing or another is included, no hint as to why one protocol technique was chosen over another, or why certain contributions appear only to disappear in later releases. Khan's text offers a welcome set of explanations for pretty much all the mysteries in the specifications; the book gave me a sense of having sat through the LTE formulation process itself. Farooq Khan gives us a rigorous exploration of the contributing technologies and practices with all the whys and wherefores disclosed. The book is, in my view, a critical accompaniment to the LTE specifications for readers who prefer to understand what they are reading and would like to be able to interpret and actually use the LTE specifications."
    Malcolm Oliphant, Award Solutions Inc.

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    • Date Published: May 2009
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511512667
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Network architecture and protocols
    3. Downlink access
    4. Single-carrier FDMA
    5. Reducing uplink signal peakiness
    6. Transmit diversity
    7. MIMO spatial multiplexing
    8. Channel bandwidths and structure
    9. Cell search and reference signals
    10. Random access
    11. Channel coding
    12. Scheduling, link adaptation and hybrid ARQ
    13. Power control
    14. Uplink control signaling
    15. Downlink control signaling
    16. Inter-cell interference control
    17. Single frequency network broadcast
    18. Spatial channel model
    19. LTE performance verification.

  • Author

    Farooq Khan, Samsung Telecommunications America, Richardson, Texas
    Farooq Khan is Technology Director in the Wireless Solutions Laboratory at Samsung, Texas, where he manages the design, performance evaluation, and standardization of next generation wireless communications systems. Previously, he was a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories, where he conducted research on evolution of CDMA2000 and UMTS systems towards high speed packet access (HSPA). He has also worked at Ericsson Research in Sweden, contributing to the design and performance evaluation of EDGE and WCDMA technologies. He has published over 30 technical papers and holds over 40 US patents, all in the area of wireless communications.

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