Short-Range Wireless Communications: Emerging Technologies and Applications

Short-Range Wireless Communications: Emerging Technologies and Applications

Editor(s): Rolf Kraemer, Marcos D. Katz

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470699959

Online ISBN: 9780470740125

DOI: 10.1002/9780470740125

Series Editor(s): Klaus David

About this Book

This unique book reviews the future developments of short-range wireless communication technologies

Short-Range Wireless Communications: Emerging Technologies and Applications summarizes the outcomes of WWRF Working Group 5, highlighting the latest research results and emerging trends on short-range communications. It contains contributions from leading research groups in academia and industry on future short-range wireless communication systems, in particular 60 GHz communications, ultra-wide band (UWB) communications, UWB radio over optical fiber, and design rules for future cooperative short-range communications systems. Starting from a brief description of state-of-the-art, the authors highlight the perspectives and limits of the technologies and identify where future research work is going to be focused.

Key Features:

  • Provides an in-depth coverage of wireless technologies that are about to start an evolution from international standards to mass products, and that will influence the future of short-range communications
  • Offers a unique and invaluable visionary overview from both industry and academia
  • Identifies open research problems, technological challenges, emerging technologies, and fundamental limits
  • Covers ultra-high speed short-range communication in the 60 GHz band, UWB communication, limits and challenges, cooperative aspects in short-range communication and visible light communications, and UWB radio over optical fiber

This book will be of interest to research managers, R&D engineers, lecturers and graduate students within the wireless communication research community. Executive managers and communication engineers will also find this reference useful.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introduction

    1. Chapter 1

      Introduction (pages 1–8)

      Prof. Rolf Kraemer and Dr Marcos Katz

  2. Part II: UWB Communications: State of the Art, Challenges and Visions

    1. Chapter 9

      An Overview of UWB Systems with MIMO (pages 65–72)

      Thomas Kaiser, Feng Zheng, Bamrung Tau Sieskul and Kiattisak Maichalernnukul

  3. Part III: 60 GHZ Communication Systems: Concepts and Implementation Aspects

    1. Chapter 20

      System Concepts and Circuits for a 60 GHz OFDM Transceiver (pages 185–218)

      Eckhard Grass, Chang-Soon Choi, Klaus Tittelbach-Helmrich, Maxim Piz, Marcus Ehrig, Klaus Schmalz, Yaoming Sun, Srdjan Glisic, Frank Herzel and Christoph Scheytt

    2. Chapter 22

      Antenna and Assembly Techniques for Cost-Effective Millimeter-Wave Radios (pages 239–256)

      Timo Karttaavi, Markku Kiviranta, Antti Lamminen, Aarne Mämmelä, Jussi Säily, Antti Vimpari and Pertti Järvensivu

  4. Part IV: Emerging Concepts in Short-Range Communications

    1. Chapter 25

      Visible Light Communications (pages 329–342)

      Dominic O'Brien, Lubin Zeng, Hoa Le-Minh, Grahame Faulkner, Olivier Bouchet, Sebastien Randel, Joachim Walewski, Jose A. Rabadan Borges, Klaus-Dieter Langer, Jelena Grubor, Kyungwoo Lee and Eun Tae Won

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