Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advanced Trends in Wireless Communications

Edited by Mutamed Khatib

Palestine Technical University - Kadoorie

Physical limitations on wireless communication channels impose huge challenges to reliable communication. Bandwidth limitations, propagation loss, noise and interference make the wireless channel a narrow pipe that does not readily accommodate rapid flow of data. Thus, researches aim to design systems that are suitable to operate in such channels, in order to have high performance quality of service. Also, the mobility of the communication systems requires further investigations to reduce the complexity and the power consumption of the receiver. This book aims to provide highlights of the current research in the field of wireless communications. The subjects discussed are very valuable to communication researchers rather than researchers in the wireless related areas. The book chapters cover a wide range of wireless communication topics.

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Advanced Trends in Wireless CommunicationsEdited by Mutamed Khatib

Published: February 17th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/655

ISBN: 978-953-307-183-1

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

81336 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

23 Web of Science Citations

54 Dimensions Citations

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1. An Overview of the Physical Insight and the Various Performance Metrics of Fading Channels in Wireless Communication Systems

By K.P. Peppas, H.E. Nistazakis and G.S. Tombras

2117

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2. Indoor Channel Characterization and Performance Analysis of a 60 GHz near Gigabit System for WPAN Applications

By Ghaïs El Zein, Gheorghe Zaharia, Lahatra Rakotondrainibe and Yvan Kokar

2295

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3. Performance Analysis of Maximal Ratio Diversity Receivers over Generalized Fading Channels

By Kostas Peppas

3024

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4. Humidity Measurements using Commercial Microwave Links

By Noam David, Pinhas Alpert and Hagit Messer

1252

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5. Assessment of Indoor Propagation and Antenna Performance for Bluetooth Wireless Communication Links

By Tommy Hult and Abbas Mohammed

3253

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6. Adaptive Antenna Arrays for Ad-Hoc Millimetre-Wave Wireless Communications

By Val Dyadyuk, Xiaojing Huang, Leigh Stokes, Joseph Pathikulangara, Andrew R. Weily, Nasiha Nikolic, John D. Bunton and Y. Jay Guo

2999

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7. Flexible Network Codes Design for Cooperative Diversity

By Michela Iezzi, Marco Di Renzo and Fabio Graziosi

1074

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8. Diversity and Decoding in Non-Ideal Conditions

By (Chun-Ye) Susan Vasana

1111

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9. Block Transmission Systems in Wireless Communications

By Mutamed Khatib

2297

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10. Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum: An Effective Way to Improve Wireless Communication Performance

By Naser Hossein Motlagh

13602

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11. Wireless Communication: Trend and Technical Issues for MIMO-OFDM System

By Yoon Hyun Kim, Bong Youl Cho and Jin Young Kim

4333

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12. Time Reversal Technique for Ultra Wide-band and MIMO Communication Systems

By Ijaz Naqvi and Ghaïs El Zein

1456

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13. Connectivity Prediction in Mobile Vehicular Environments Backed By Digital Maps

By Robert Nagel and Stefan Morscher

1391

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14. Indoors Localization Using Mobile Communications Radio Signal Strength

By Luis Peneda, Abílio Azenha and Adriano Carvalho

2267

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15. Intermittent Connectivity Wireless Communication Networks

By Genaro Hernández-Valdez and Felipe A. Cruz-Pérez

1270

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16. Trends of the Optical Wireless Communications

By Juan-de-Dios Sánchez- López, Arturo Arvizu M, Francisco J. Mendieta and Iván Nieto Hipólito

7756

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17. Visible Light Communication

By Chung Ghiu Lee

10785

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18. Non-mechanical Compact Optical Transceiver for Optical Wireless Communications

By Morio Toyoshima, Hideki Takenaka and Yoshihisa Takayama

1835

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19. Efficient Medium Access Control Protocols for Broadband Wireless Communications

By Suvit Nakpeerayuth, Lunchakorn Wuttisittikulkij, Pisit Vanichchanunt, Warakorn Srichavengsup, Norrarat Wattanamongkhol, Robithoh Annur, Muhammad Saadi, Kamalas Wannakong and Siwaruk Siwamogsatham

1684

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20. Wireless Communication-based Safety Alarm Equipment for Trackside Worker

By Jong-Gyu Hwang and Hyun-Jeong Jo

1967

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21. Wireless Communication Protocols for Distributed Computing Environments

By Romano Fantacci, Daniele Tarchi and Andrea Tassi

2209

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22. Resume and Starting-Over-Again Retransmission Strategies in Cognitive Radio Networks

By Sandra Lirio Castellanos-López, Felipe A. Cruz-Pérez and Genaro Hernández-Valdez

1053

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23. Fabrication and Characterizations of Multi-Layer Thin Film Internal Antenna for Wireless Communication

By Book-Sung Park, Hyun-Sang Lee and Soren Pedersen

2180

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24. Design of CMOS Integrated Q-enhanced RF Filters for Multi-Band/Mode Wireless Applications

By Gao Zhiqiang

3723

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25. High-frequency Millimeter Wave Absorber Composed of a New Series of Iron Oxide Nanomagnets

By Asuka Namai and Shin-ichi Ohkoshi

2510

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26. Trends and Challenges in CMOS Design for Emerging 60 GHz WPAN Applications

By Ahmed El Oualkadi

1893

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