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Microwave Mobile Communications

ISBN: 978-0-7803-1069-8
656 pages
May 1994, Wiley-IEEE Press
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This is an IEEE classic reissue of the book published by John Wiley & Sons in 1974.This definitive text and reference covers all aspects of microwave mobile systems design. Encompassing ten years of advanced research in the field, it reviews basic microwave theory, explains how cellular systems work and presents useful techniques for effective systems development. Key features include: complete coverage of microwave propagation techniques to design successful cellular systems, extensive chapters covering the broad fundamentals of microwave usage in mobile radio propagation and the functions of mobile radio antennas, comprehensive treatment of modulation methods, interference, noise, layout and control of high-capacity systems, and more! The return of this classic volume should be welcomed by all those seeking an authoritative and complete source of information on this emerging technology.
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Preface of the IEEE Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.


Introduction (W. Jakes).


Chapter 1: Multipath Interference (Wm.C. Jakes).

1.1 Spatial Distribution of the Field.

1.2 Power Spectra of the Fading Signal.

1.3 Power Spectrum and Other Properties of the Signal Envelope.

1.4 Random Frequency Modulation.

1.5 Coherence Bandwidth.

1.6 Spatial Correlations at the Base Station.

1.7 Laboratory Simulation of Multipath Interference.

Chapter 2: Large-Scale Variations of the Average Signal (D.O. Reudink).

2.1 Factors Affecting Transmission.

2.2 Observed Attenuation on Mobile Radio Paths over Smooth Terrain.

2.3 Effects of Irregular Terrain.

2.4 Statistical Distribution of the Local Mean Signal.

2.5 Prediction of Field Strength.

Chapter 3: Antennas and Polarization Effects (Y.S. Yeh).

3.1 Mobile Antennas.

3.2 Base Station Antennas.

3.3 Polarization Effects.


Chapter 4: Modulation, Noise, and Interference (M.J. Gans and Y.S. Yeh).

4.2 Digital Modulation.

4.3 Channel Multiplexing.

4.4 Man-Made Noise.

Chapter 5: Fundamentals of Diversity Systems (Wm. C. Jakes, Y.S. Yeh, M.J. Gans, and D.O. Reudink).

5.1 Basic Diversity Classifications.

5.2 Combining Methods.

5.3 Antenna Arrays for Space Diversity.

5.4 Effect of Diversity on FM Noise and Interference.

5.5 Diversity Against Shadowing.

Chapter 6: Diversity Techniques (D.O. Reudink, Y.S. Yeh, and Wm.C. Jakes).

6.1 Postdetection Diversity.

6.2 Switched Diversity.

6.3 Coherent Combining Using Carrier Recovery.

6.4 Coherent Combining Using a Separate Pilot.

6.5 Retransmission Diversity.

6.6 Multicarrier AM Diversity.

6.7 Digital Modulation-Diversity Systems.

6.8 Comparison jf Diversity Systems.

Chapter 7: Layout and Control of High-Capacity Systems (D.C. Cox and D.O. Reudink).

7.1 Large Radio Coverage Area Systems.

7.2 Coverage Layout of Small Cell Systems.

7.3 Base Station Assignment in Small Cell Systems.

7.4 Channel Assignment in Small Cell Systems.

Appendix A: Computation of the Spectra of Phase-Modulated Waves by Means of Poisson's Sum Formula (M.J. Gans).

Appendix B: Click Rate for a Nonsymmetrical Noise Spectrum (M.J. Gans).

Appendix C: Median Values of Transmission Coefficient Variations (M.J. Gans).


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