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Multi-Carrier Spread-Spectrum & Related Topics

Third International Workshop, September 26–28, 2001, Oberpfafenhofen, Germany

Editors: Fazel, Khaled, Kaiser, S. (Eds.)

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Stefan Kaiser Khaled Fazel Radio System Design German Aerospace Center (DLR) Marconi Communications lnstitute of Communications and Navigation D-71522 Backnang, Germany D-82234 Wessling, Germany We are currently observing that frequency spectrum is a limited and valuable resource for wireless mobile communications. A good example can be observed among European network operators for the prices to pay for frequency bands for UMTS/IMT2000. Keeping this in mind, the fIrst goal when designing future wireless communication systems has to be the increase in spectral effIciency by allowing higher flexibility for the system design and deployment. The development in digital communications in the past years has enabled effIcient modulation and coding techniques for robust and spectral effIcient data, speech, audio and video transmission. Here, we should mention two interesting and successful techniques. These are the multi-carrier modulation (e. g. OFDM) and the spread spectrum technique (e. g. DS-CDMA). During the last decade of this millennium the technique of multi-carrier transmission for wireless broadband multimedia applications has received wide interest. Its fIrst great success was in 1990 as it was selected for the European Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) standard. Its further prominent success was in 1995 and 1998 as it was selected as modulation scheme for the European Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB-T) standard and in three broadband wireless indoor standards, namely European ETSI-HIPERLAN/2, American IEEE-802. 11a and Japanese MMAC, respectively.

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Stefan Kaiser was the first researcher to address the institutional and legal aspects of the future air navigation systems in a pioneering thesis presented to the Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University.

Table of contents (40 chapters)

Table of contents (40 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multi-Carrier Spread-Spectrum & Related Topics
Book Subtitle
Third International Workshop, September 26–28, 2001, Oberpfafenhofen, Germany
Editors
  • Khaled Fazel
  • S. Kaiser
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4757-3569-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4757-3569-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-7653-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4945-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 376
Number of Illustrations
69 b/w illustrations
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