OFDM Wireless LANs: A Theoretical and Practical Guide-Juha Heiskala, John Terry Ph.D.

  • Title: OFDM Wireless LANs: A Theoretical and Practical Guide
  • Author: Juha Heiskala, John Terry Ph.D.
  • Released: 2001-12-21
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  • Pages: 336
  • ISBN: 0672321572
  • ISBN13: 978-0672321573
  • ASIN: 0672321572

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From the Back Cover

OFDM Wireless LANs: A Theoretical and Practical Guide explores OFDM WLAN basics, including components of OFDM and multi-carrier WLAN standards. This book also provides a practical approach to OFDM by including software and hardware examples and detailed implementation explanations. And it defines and explains the mathematical concepts behind OFDM necessary for successful OFDM WLAN implementations.

About the Author

John Terry, Ph.D., is a senior research engineer at Nokia Research Center in Dallas, TX. He is currently managing the OFDM modulation and coding project in the High Speed Access (HSA) group. Dr. Terry has published several conference and journal papers, given numerous presentations on wireless communications, and generated six pending patents related to OFDM wireless LANs. He has 12 years of experience working in wireless communications, including tenures at NASA Glen Research Center and Texas Instruments, Inc. In addition, Dr. Terry is the vice-chair of the IEEE 802.11 Task Group and serves as a technical reviewer for several conference and journal publications of the IEEE in wireless communications.

Juha Heiskala is a senior research engineer at Nokia Research Center in Dallas, TX. He is active in the IEEE 802.11 standards bodies and has been tasked with developing the 802.11a system simulation on several software platforms. He is the inventor/co-inventor of three pending patents in the area of OFDM LANs and co-designed with Dr. John Terry the modulation and coding scheme for achieving 100 Mbps speeds within currently allocated bandwidth specifications for OFDM wireless LANs.

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