Fundamentals of 5g Communications: Connectivity for Enhanced Mobile Broadband and Beyond (Hardcover)

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Explore the foundations and applications of 5G technology

This comprehensive guide contains practical information from telecommunications experts working at the forefront of 5G innovation. The authors discuss the foundations of 5G technology―not just the new standards, but the reasons and stories behind them. Fundamentals of 5G Communications features coverage of all major vertical domains with a focus on practical, commercial applications. This book serves both as an essential reference for telecom professionals and as a textbook for students learning about 5G.

Coverage includes:

  • 5G versus 4G: What's new?
  • Deployment scenarios and architecture options
  • The evolution of 5G architecture
  • Numerology and slot structure
  • Initial access and mobility
  • Downlink control and data operation
  • Uplink control and data operation
  • Coexistence of 4G and 5G
  • 5G in unlicensed and shared spectra
  • Vertical expansion: URLLC, MTC, V2X
  • Vertical expansion: broadcast and multicast
  • Typical 5G commercial deployments
  • A look toward the future of 5G

About the Author

Wanshi Chen, Ph.D., is 3GPP TSG RAN1 Chairman who has successfully managed a wide range of TRG RAN1 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) and 5G New Radio (NR) sessions. He has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications in leading telecom companies including operators, infrastructure vendors, and chipset vendors.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781260459999
ISBN-10: 1260459993
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: July 28th, 2021
Pages: 624
Language: English