This practical, one-stop guide will quickly bring you up to speed on LTE and LTE-Advanced. With everything you need to know about the theory and technology behind the standards, this is a must-have for engineers and managers in the wireless industry. * First book of its kind describing technologies and system performance of LTE-A * Covers the evolution of digital wireless technology, basics of LTE and LTE-A, design of downlink and uplink channels, multi-antenna techniques and heterogeneous networks * Analyzes performance benefits over competing technologies, including WiMAX and 802.16m * Reflects the latest LTE Release-10 standards * Includes numerous examples, including extensive system and link results * Unique approach is accessible to technical and non-technical readers alike
Amitava Ghosh is a Fellow of the Technical Staff at Motorola, Inc., where he works in the area of current and future air-interface technologies for 802.16m, 3GPP LTE, LTE-Advanced, and other broadband technologies. Since joining Motorola, he has worked on eight different wireless technologies and is currently leading Motorola's efforts in defining 3GPP LTE and LTE-Advance physical layer standards from the concept phase to the adopted baseline. Rapeepat Ratasuk is currently a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Motorola, Inc. He has extensive experience in 3G/4G cellular system design and analysis (specifically LTE, HSPA, WiMAX, 1xEV-DV, and W-CDMA technologies), including algorithm development, performance analysis and validation, physical layer modelling and simulations.
1. Genesis of wireless broadband technology (from 2G to 4.5G); 2. LTE overview; 3. Downlink transmission and system performance; 4. Uplink transition and system performance; 5. MIMO; 6. LTE-advanced; 7. Comparison of broadband technologies; 8. Appendix.