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LTE-Advanced Air Interface Technology

1st Edition

By Xincheng Zhang

CRC Press

528 pages

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Opportunities are at hand for professionals eager to learn and apply the latest theories and practices in air interface technologies. Written by experienced researchers and professionals, LTE-Advanced Air Interface Technology thoroughly covers the performance targets and technology components studied by 3GPP for LTE-Advanced. Besides being an expla

Table of Contents

From LTE to LTE-A: Review of LTE. Performance Targets of LTE-A. LTE-A Technologies. Carrier Aggregation: Basic Concepts of CA. CA Configurations. CA Layer 2 Structure. DL CA Operations. UL CA Operations. CA Scheduling. RRM and Mobility. RF Consideration for CA. Collaborative Multipoint: General Description. CoMP Technology. Reference Signal Design. CoMP Feedback. DL CoMP. UL CoMP. CoMP Limitation. CoMP Performance. MIMO: Wireless Channel Characteristics. Overview of MIMO. DL MIMO. UL MIMO. Multiuser MIMO. Cooperative MIMO. Beamforming and DL Dual-Stream Technology. Relaying: Relay Technology. Relay Architecture. Relay Radio Protocol. Relay Performance Analysis. Relay Evolution. Self-Organizing Network: Self-Configuration. Self-Optimization. Self-Healing. SON Outlook. Heterogeneous Networks: Features of the Heterogeneous Network. Heterogeneous Network Combined with Cloud RAN. Radio Strategy.

About the Author

Xincheng Zhang graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (Beijing, China) in 1992. He has been working for China Mobile for 20 years as a technical expert with a solid understanding of wireless communication technologies. He is working as a senior wireless network specialist in the fields of antenna arrays, analog/digital signal processing, radio resource management, propagation modeling, and so on. He has participated in many large-scale wireless communication system designs for a variety of cellular systems using various radio access technologies, including the Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM), Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA), Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), and Long Term Evolution (LTE). He is the author or coauthor of eight books on Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA), Worldwide.

Xiaojin Zhou received his first master's degree in electronic and information engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (Beijing, China), and his second master's degree in the engineering management program from the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada). He has worked for China Mobile for many years, and has extensive knowledge on wireless communication systems and data communication networks. He now works for Ericsson, which he joined in 2008, and is actively participating in leading-edge LTE product design and implementation. He is the coauthor of several books on wireless technologies, including WiMAX and LTE.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC041000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications
TEC061000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications