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RF & wireless technologies

Author: Bruce Alan Fette
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Newnes/Elsevier, ©2008.
Series: Newnes know it all series.
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The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!RF (radio frequency) and wireless technologies drive communication today. This technology and its applications enable wireless phones, portable device  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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RF & wireless technologies.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Newnes/Elsevier, ©2008
(DLC) 2007282011
(OCoLC)171111165
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Alan Fette
ISBN: 9780080942582 008094258X
OCLC Number: 315825997
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 827 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Front Cover; RF & amp; Wireless Technologies; Copyright Page; Contents; About the Authors; Chapter 1: A Survey of RF and Wireless Technology; 1.1 A Short History of Wireless Communication; 1.2 Where We Are; 1.3 Conclusion; 1.4 References; Chapter 2: Communication Protocols and Modulation; 2.1 Baseband Data Format and Protocol; 2.2 Baseband Coding; 2.3 RF Frequency and Bandwidth; 2.4 Modulation; 2.5 RFID; 2.6 Summary; 2.7 References; Chapter 3: Transmitters; 3.1 RF Source; 3.2 Modulation; 3.3 Amplifiers; 3.4 Filtering; 3.5 Antenna; 3.6 Summary; 3.7 References; Chapter 4: Receivers. 4.1 Tuned Radio Frequency4.2 Superregenerative Receiver; 4.3 Superheterodyne Receiver; 4.4 Direct Conversion Receiver; 4.5 Digital Receivers; 4.6 Repeaters; 4.7 Summary; 4.8 Reference; Chapter 5: Radio Propagation; 5.1 Mechanisms of Radio Wave Propagation; 5.2 Open Field Propagation; 5.3 Diffraction; 5.4 Scattering; 5.5 Path Loss; 5.6 Multipath Phenomena; 5.7 Flat Fading; 5.8 Diversity Techniques; 5.9 Noise; 5.10 Summary; 5.11 References; Chapter 6: Antenna Fundamentals I; 6.1 Electromagnetic Waves; Example 6.1 A Quarter-Wave Matching System; 6.2 Polarization; 6.3 The Short Dipole. Example 6.2 Dipole Input Impedance and Efficiency6.4 The Small Loop; Example 6.3 Loop Impedance and Efficiency; 6.5 Directionality, Efficiency, and Gain; 6.6 References; Chapter 7: Antenna Fundamentals II; 7.1 Bandwidth and Quality Factor, Q; Example 7.1 Effects of Coil Q and Loading; Example 7.2 SWR Bandwidth of a Lumped-Element Resonator; Example 7.3 Parallel-Tuned Loop SWR Bandwidth; 7.2 Impedance Matching and System Efficiency; Example 7.4 L-Section Matching; Example 7.5 Matching the Series-Tuned Loop; 7.3 Reception; 7.4 Ground Effects; Example 7.6 Field Plots for the Horizontal Dipole. 7.5 Improvements7.6 References; Chapter 8: Basics of Wireless Local Area Networks; 8.1: Networks Large and Small; 8.2: WLANs from LANs; 8.3: 802.11 WLANs; 8.4: HiperLAN and HiperLAN 2; 8.5: From LANs to PANs; 8.6: Capsule Summary; 8.7: Further Reading; WEP Attacks; Bluetooth; Trellis-Coded Modulations; Standards; Chapter 9: Outdoor Networks; 9.1 Neither Snow nor Rain nor Heat nor Gloom of Night ... ; 9.2 Line-of-Sight Sites; 9.3 Outdoor Coverage Networks; 9.4 Point-to-Multipoint Networks; 9.5 Point-to-Point Bridges; 9.6 Long Unlicensed Links; 9.7 Safety Tips; 9.8 Capsule Summary. 9.9 Further ReadingChapter 10: Voice Over Wi-Fi and Other Wireless Technologies; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Ongoing 802.11 Standard Work; 10.3 Wi-Fi and Cellular Networks; 10.4 WiMax; 10.5 VoWi-Fi and Bluetooth; 10.6 VoWi-Fi and DECT; 10.7 VoWi-Fi and Other Ongoing 802.x Wireless Projects; 10.8 Conclusion; 10.9 References; Chapter 11: Security in Wireless Local Area Networks; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 Key Establishment in 802.11; 11.3 Anonymity in 802.11; 11.4 Authentication in 802.11; 11.5 Confidentiality in 802.11; 11.6 Data Integrity in 802.11; 11.7 Loopholes in 802.11 Security; 11.8 WPA.
Series Title: Newnes know it all series.
Other Titles: RF and wireless technologies
Responsibility: Bruce Fette [and others].

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RF (radio frequency) and wireless technologies drive communication. This book offers information regarding software defined RF, using frequencies smarter, and, using more of the spectrum, with  Read more...

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