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Wireless and Cellular Telecommunications

Wireless and Cellular Telecommunications
Author: William Lee
ISBN 13: 9780071436861
ISBN 10: 71436863
Edition: 3
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2005-10-22
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 821
List Price: $119.00

The wireless pioneer William C.Y. Lee, technology leader and author of the #1 book on wireless communications, has now completely updated his classic. This all-new, in-depth engineering guide for both voice and data services, Wi-Fi, 3G, WiMAX, and more, is essential reading for anyone working in this dynamic field.

  • On-the-ground engineering coverage of B2G, 3G, B3G, 4G, and all other major systems
  • Specifications for AMPS, GSM Family, iDEN, PHS, cdmaOne, WCDMA, HSDPA, CDMA2000, EV-DO, EV-DV, TD-SCDMA, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, etc.
  • Antenna specifications for base stations and handsets
  • Introduction of new technologies — CS-OFDM, MIMO, LDPC, Turbo Code, CCK Code, RFID, etc.
  • Engineering parameters for portable systems, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, UWB, ZigBee, IR, and more
  • Intelligent Cells — All IP, in-building systems, etc.
  • Intelligent Networks — All IP, ad hoc, mesh, sensor, etc.
  • Switches — Circuit, Packet, ATM, Soft, etc.


* Introduction to Wireless Communications
• Introduction to Cellular Systems
• Specification of Analog Cellular Systems
• Specification of Digital Cellular Systems
• Specification of Newly Mobile Systems
• Specification of WLAN and WMAN Systems
• Cell Coverage and Antennas
• Cochannel Interference
• Types of Noncochannel Interference
• Frequency Management and Channel Assignment
• Handoffs and Dropped Calls
• Operational Technology and Techniques
• Switching and Traffic
• Data Links and Microwaves
• System Evaluations
• Intelligent Cell Concept
• Intelligent and All-IP Networks
• Mobile Communications-Related Topics
• 4G Perspectives

Dr. William C.Y. Lee is Chairman of LinkAir, Inc., and one of the original pioneers who developed wireless technology at Bell Labs. World-renowned for his development of commercial AMPS and CDMA technologies, Dr. Lee is a technologist, innovator, teacher, and writer. He is a distinguished Alumni of The Ohio State University, Life Fellow of IEEE, and California Council on Science and Technology Fellow. He is an Honorable Professor at three universities: Beijing University of Aeronautics and Aero Astronautics, Southwest JiaoTong University (Chengdu), and Taiwan National Chiao Tung University. He taught 3-day mobile communication courses internationally, sponsored by George Washington University (1982 to 1998), the first cellular and mobile communications courses offered to the industry. He is the author of the previous two editions of this book (then called Mobile and Cellular Telecommunications) as well as four other books.