IEEE 802.11 Handbook: A Designer's Companion, 2nd Edition
Acronyms and Abbreviations.
Chapter 1 Similarities and differences between wireless and wired local area networks (LANs).
Chapter 2 IEEE 802.11: First International Standard for WLANs.
Chapter 3 Medium Access Control (MAC).
Chapter 4 IEEE 802.11i Security Enhancements.
Chapter 5 IEEE P802.11e Quality of Service (QoS) Enhancements.
Chapter 6 IEEE 802.11h Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) and Transmit Power Control (TPC).
Chapter 7 IEEE 802.11d International Operation.
Chapter 8 IEEE 802.11F Inter Access Point Protocol (IAPP).
Chapter 9 MAC Management.
Chapter 10 MAC Management Information Base (MIB).
Chapter 11 The Physical Layer (PHY).
Chapter 12 PHY Extensions to IEEE 802.11.
Chapter 13 IEEE 802.11j Operation in Japan at 4.9GHz and 5 GHz.
Chapter 14 IEEE 802.11g Higher Data Rates in 2.4 GHz Frequency Band.
Chapter 15 IEEE 802.11n Higher Data Rates beyond 54Mbit/s.
Chapter 16 System Design Considerations for IEEE 802.11 LANs.
Al Petrick is vice president of marketing and business development at WiDeFi, a fabless semiconductor company developing 802.11 WiFi® semiconductors for the wireless consumer electronics market. Mr. Petrick's experience includes over 23 years of combined marketing and systems engineering in wireless communications and semiconductor technology. Prior to WiDeFi, he held executive management marketing and business development positions at Icefyre and Intersil. At Intersil, now Conexant, formally Harris Semiconductor, he pioneered the PRISM WLAN chipset from inception into a successful Wi-Fi product line. Mr. Petrick serves as vice chairman of the IEEE 802.11 WLAN Working Group. He has published various marketing and technical papers on wireless communications for leading wireless trade publications, marketing analysts, and financial analysts. Mr Petrick co-authored with Bob O'Hara the first edition of the IEEE 802.11 Handbook: A Designer's Companion. He serves on a number of advisory boards for Wi-Fi product companies.