COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Millimeter Wave Personal Communication System
Course Code: 
15ECE350
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Millimeter Wave Personal Communication System' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Indoor propagation modeling: Introduction – Interference - Indoor propagation effects - ITU indoor path loss model - Long distance path loss model - link budget. Millimeter Wave (MMW) characteristics: MMW characteristics - 60 GHz MMW radio:Principle and technology - Channel performance at 60 GHz - Gigabit wireless communications - Development of MMW standards - Coexistence with wireless backhaul.

Unit 2

Review of modulations for MMW communications: PSK - OFDM. MMW transceivers: Transceiver architecture. MMW antennas: Path loss and antenna directivity - Antenna beamwidth – Beamsteering antenna.

Unit 3

MMW MIMO: Spatial diversity of antenna arrays - Multiple antennas - Multiple transceivers - Noise coupling in a MIMO system. Potential benefits of advanced diversity for MMW: Spatial and temporal diversity - Spatial and frequency diversity - Dynamic spatial, Frequency and modulation allocation. Advanced beamsteering and beamforming: The need for beamsteering / beamforming. MMW applications.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Kao-Cheng Huang, Zhoacheng Wang, “Millimeter Wave Communication Systems”, Wiley IEEE press, 2011.

REFERENCES

  1. John S. Seybold “Introduction to RF propagation,”John Wiley and Sons, 2005.
  2. Chia-Chin Chong, Kiyoshi Hamaguchi, Peter F. M. Smulders and Su-Khiong, “Millimeter - Wave Wireless Communication Systems: Theory and Applications,” Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2007.