TLT-6306 RF Equipment for Wireless Networks, 3 cr
Exam and project work.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation
The goal of the course is to familiarize students to RF equipment and network configuration needed in wireless networks. In addition, attention is paid on advanced mobile communication systems and on their impact on network hardware configuration.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||NOISE AND POWER -Fundamentals -Signal-to-noise ratio -Sources of noise -Noise factor, noise figure -Noise in cascaded systems|
|2.||RX/TX ARCHITECTURES -Main analog components -Receiver architectures -Non-idealities and performance measures of the analog front-end components|
|3.||ANTENNAS -Antenna fundamentals -Antenna characteristics -Basic antenna types -Antennas in cellular radio systems|
|4.||ANTENNA LINE ELEMENTS -Feeders -Low noise amplifiers -Filters and combiners -Distributed antenna systems -Repeaters|
|5.||DIVERSITY -Principles of fading channel -Diversity methods -Signal combining -Transmit diversity|
|6.||ADVANCED ANTENNA TECHNIQUES -Principles of antenna arrays -Antenna array types -Array factor -Principle of beam steering -Philosophy of base station antennas -Introduction to adaptive antenna systems|
|7.||INTRODUCTION TO MULTI-ANTENNA SYSTEMS -Principle of MIMO -Space-time block coding principle -Multi-antenna transmission techniques|
Approved examination and project work.
Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course
|Type||Name||Author||ISBN||URL||Edition, availability, ...||Examination material||Language|
|Lecture slides||RF equipment for wireless networks||Jarno Niemelä, Tero Isotalo, Panu Lähdekorpi||English|
|TLT-5200 Communication Theory||Recommended|
|TLT-6100 Basic Course on Wireless Communications||Obligatory|
|TLT-6206 Radio Propagation in Wireless Networks||Recommended|