4G: LTE/LTE-Advanced for Mobile Broadband book cover

4G: LTE/LTE-Advanced for Mobile Broadband

LTE (Long Term Evolution) is the 3GPP's (3rd Generation Partnership Project) new standard and accompanying technologies that mobile network operators such as ATT, Verizon and TeliaSonera are adopting for their networks.


To move to higher-speed networks that can cater to customer demand for mobile broadband multimedia applications, the 3GPP has developed the latest LTE-Advanced (LTE Release 10) standard, which will be fixed in December 2010. This book focuses on LTE and LTE-Advanced, and provides engineers with real insight and understanding into the why and how of the standard and its related technologies. This book is written by engineers from Ericsson--the world's leading telecommunications supplier--who was heavily involved in the development of the standard.

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Published: March 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-385489-6

Contents

  • 1 Background of LTE
    2 High data rates in mobile communication
    3 OFDM transmission
    4 Wider-band ‘single-carrier’ transmission
    5 Multi-antenna techniques
    6 Scheduling, link adaptation and hybrid ARQ
    7 LTE radio access - an overview
    8 Radio interface architecture
    9 Physical transmission resources
    10 Downlink physical-layer processing
    11 Uplink physical-layer processing
    12 Retransmission protocols
    13 Power control, scheduling and interference handling
    14 Access procedures
    15 Multimedia broadcast/multicast services
    16 Relaying
    17 Spectrum and RF characteristics
    18 Performance
    19 Other wireless communications systems
    20 Summary and concluding remarks

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