Chapter 6. IEEE 802.15 Wireless Personal Area Networks

  1. Bernhard H. Walke1,
  2. Stefan Mangold2 and
  3. Lars Berlemann1
  1. Guido Hiertz,
  2. Yunpeng Zang and
  3. Bernhard H. Walke

Published Online: 11 DEC 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058800.ch6

IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence

IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence

How to Cite

Hiertz, G., Zang, Y. and Walke, B. H. (2006) IEEE 802.15 Wireless Personal Area Networks, in IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence (eds B. H. Walke, S. Mangold and L. Berlemann), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058800.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    ComNets, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  2. 2

    Swisscom Innovations, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. ComNets, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 DEC 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014394

Online ISBN: 9780470058800

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Keywords:

  • IEEE 802.15 Wireless Personal Area Networks;
  • Channel Time Allocation Period (CTAP);
  • Task Group 3a (TG3a) and Task Group 3b (TG3b);
  • Direct Sequence Ultra-Wide Band (DS-UWB);
  • DS-UWB system (IEEE, 2004d) and BPSK and (4BOK) UWB pulses;
  • Multiband-Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex (MB-OFDM);
  • MAC layer encapsulated in PLCP Protocol Data Unit (PPDU);
  • WiMedia (Multiband OFDM) Alliance MAC Layer;
  • next-generation WPAN technologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scope of 802.15

  • 802.15.3 – High-speed Wireless Personal Area Networks

  • Task Group 3

  • Task Group 3a

  • Task Group 3b

  • Task Group 3c

  • WiMedia (Multiband OFDM) Alliance MAC Layer

  • Next-generation WPAN Technologies