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Internet Networks
Wired, Wireless, and Optical Technologies

Edited By

Krzysztof Iniewski

ISBN 9781439808566
Published December 21, 2009 by CRC Press
343 Pages 133 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

In the not too distant future, internet access will be dominated by wireless networks. With that, wireless edge using optical core next-generation networks will become as ubiquitous as traditional telephone networks. This means that telecom engineers, chip designers, and engineering students must prepare to meet the challenges and opportunities that the development and deployment of these technologies will bring.

Bringing together cutting-edge coverage of wireless and optical networks in a single volume, Internet Networks Wired, Wireless, and Optical Technologies provides a concise yet complete introduction to these dynamic technologies. Filled with case studies, illustrations, and practical examples from industry, the text explains how wireless, wireline, and optical networks work together. It also:

  • Covers WLAN, WPAN, wireless access, 3G/4G cellular, RF transmission
  • Details optical networks involving long-haul and metropolitan networks, optical fiber, photonic devices, and VLSI chips
  • Provides clear instruction on the application of wireless and optical networks

Taking into account recent advances in storage, processing, sensors, displays, statistical data analyses, and autonomic systems, this reference provides forward thinking engineers and students with a realistic vision of how the continued evolution of the technologies that touch wireless communication will soon reshape markets and business models around the world.

Table of Contents

An Exciting Future; Roberto Saracco

802.11n: High Throughput Enhancement to Wireless LANs; Eldad Perahia

Mobile WiMAX and Its Evolutions; Fan Wang, Bishwarup Mondal, Amitava Ghosh,Chandy Sankaran, Philip J. Fleming, Frank Hsieh, and Stanley J. Benes

Service Layer for Next-Generation Digital Media Services; Abhijit Sur and Joe McIntyre

Enhancing TCP Performance in Hybrid Networks: Wireless Access, Wired Core; Milosh V. Ivanovich

Femtocell—Home Base Station: Revolutionizing the Radio Access Network; Manish Singh

Satellite Communications; Sooyoung Kim

Next-Generation Wired Access: Architectures and Technologies; Eugenio Iannone

Broadband over Power Line Communications: Home Networking, Broadband Access, and Smart Power Grids; Peter Sobotka, Robert Taylor, and Kris Iniewski

Ethernet Optical Transport Networks; Raymond Xie

Optical Burst Switching: An Emerging Core Network Technology; Yuhua Chen and Pramode K. Verma

Intelligent Optical Control Planes; James J. Zik


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