Chapter 11. Wireless LANs

  1. Roger L. Freeman

Published Online: 6 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050446.ch11

Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition

Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition

How to Cite

Freeman, R. L. (2007) Wireless LANs, in Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470050446.ch11

Author Information

  1. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471757139

Online ISBN: 9780470050446

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Keywords:

  • wireless LAN (WLAN);
  • Worldwide Inoperability for Microwave Access (WIMAX);
  • wireless LAN structure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • IEEE802.11 and its Variants

  • Wireless LANs and Other Wireless Technologies

  • Wireless LAN Frequencies

  • Wireless LAN Structures

  • WLAN Capabilities

  • IEEE 802.11 Layers

  • Software-Defined Radio and Cognitive Radio