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New Developments

Edited by Upena Dalal

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat, India


WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a wireless broadband access network named by industry group called the WiMAX forum formed in June 2001. It is Wireless MAN with IEEE 802.16 family standards. Loosely, WiMAX is a standardized wireless version of Ethernet that enables the last mile, intended primarily as an alternative to wire technologies (such as Cable Modems, DSL and T1/E1 links ) to provide broadband access to customer premises. Mission of the WiMAX forum is to promote and certify compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products. This book touches most of the above issues in form of 22 individuals’ papers containing research work in WiMAX domain in particular. WiMAX has two important standards/usage models: a fixed usage model IEEE 802.16-2004 for Fixed Wireless Broadband Access (FWBA) and a portable usage model IEEE 802.16e-2005, which is mainly concentrated on Mobile Wireless Broadband Access (MWBA). Both are released as standards and amendments are available in form of drafts. Higher data rate transmissions (@ 100 Mbps) are achieved in IEEE 802.16-2004 WiMAX through LOS communications which incorporate a stationary transmitter and receiver but IEEE 802.16e supporting NLOS communication is much complicated and little less bit rate is achieved. 2-11 GHz licensed band is the range of frequencies with TDD and FDD supports. The book will provide a wide horizon to visualize the WiMAX technology and its developments leading towards 4G systems. It will provide a good platform to the researchers with clues to the innovative ideas in WiMAX domain. I wish all the best to the authors and readers of this book in their successful research of WiMAX technology.

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WIMAXNew DevelopmentsEdited by Upena Dalal

Published: December 1st 2009

DOI: 10.5772/140

ISBN: 978-953-7619-53-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6417-3

Copyright year: 2009

Books open for chapter submissions

56284 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

19 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. WiMAX: Appropriate Technology to Provide Last Mile Access to ICTs Infrastructure and Services in Rural Areas

By Frank Ibikunle


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2. The Role of WiMAX Technology on Broadband Access Networks: Economic Model

By Joao Paulo Ribeiro Pereira


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3. Mobile WiMAX Handset Front-End: Design Aspects and Challenges

By Vaclav Valenta, Genevieve Baudoin, Antoine Diet, Roman Marsalek, Fabien Robert, Martha Suarez and Martine Villegas


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4. The Application of -Law Companding to Mobile WiMax

By Brian G Stewart and Athinarayanan Vallavaraj


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5. VLSI Architectures for WIMAX Channel Decoders

By Maurizio Martina and Guido Masera


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6. LDPC Decoders for the WiMAX (IEEE 802.16e) Based on Multicore Architectures

By Gabriel Falcao, Vitor Silva, Jose Marinho and Leonel Sousa


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7. Design and Implementation WiMAX Transceiver on Multicore Platform

By Qing Wang, Yonghua Lin, Jianwen Chen, Da Fan and Ling Shao


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8. Advanced Filter Development for WiMAX Applications

By Kaixue Ma, Leyu Zhang and Kiat Seng Yeo


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9. Adaptive Parameters Based Transmission Control and Optimization in Mobile WiMAX at Physical Layer

By U. D. Dalal and Y. P. Kosta


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10. Smart Antenna Systems for WiMAX Radio Technology

By Yikun Huang


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11. Enabling WiMAX Video Streaming

By M. Fleury, R. Razavi, S. Saleh, L. Al-Jobouri and M. Ghanbari


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12. Achieving Frequency Reuse 1 in WiMAX Networks with Beamforming

By Masood Maqbool, Marceau Coupechoux, Veronique Capdevielle and Philippe Godlewski


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13. WiMax Interference and Coexistence Studies with Other Radio Systems

By A. Rahim Biswas and A. Finger


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14. Resource Management Framework for QoS Scheduling in IEEE 802.16 WiMAX Networks

By HuaWang and Lars Dittmann


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15. Analyzing the Throughput and QoS Performance of WiMAX Link in an Urban Environment

By Faqir Zarrar Yousaf, Kai Daniel and Christian Wietfeld


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16. WiMAX-WiFi Synergy for Next Generation Heterogynous Network

By Rashid A. Saeed, Amran Naemat, Azrin Aris and Mat Kamil Awang


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17. System-Level Modelling of Heterogeneous System-on-Chip Architectures Targeting Multi-Standard Wireless Applications

By Ali Ahmadinia, Balal Ahmad and Tughrul Arslan


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18. WiMAX Cross-Layer System for Next Generation Heterogeneous Environments

By Pedro Neves, Susana Sargento, Kostas Pentikousis and Francisco Fontes


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19. Intelligent WiMax Vertical Handovers

By Nadine Akkari Adra


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20. Signal Metrics for Vertical Handoff Towards (Cognitive) WiMAX

By Francois-Xavier Socheleau, Sebastien Houcke, Philippe Ciblat and Abdeldjalil Aissa-El-Bey


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21. Multi-Hop Relay Networks

By David Soldani


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22. Broadband Communication in the High Mobility Scenario: the WiMAX Opportunity

By M. Aguado, E. Jacob, M.V. Higuero, Marion Berbineau and P. Saiz


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