EE359 - Wireless Communications - Fall 2011
Lecture 1: Overview of Wireless Systems
Lecture 2: Signal Propagation, Path Loss Models and Shadowing
Lecture 3: Shadowing, Combined Path Loss/Shadowing, Coverage Area, Model Parameters.
Lecture 4: Statistical Fading Models, Narrowband Models
Lecture 5: Narrowband Model. In-Phase/Quad RX Signals. Uniform AoA. Signal Envelope Distribution
Lecture 6: Fading Distributions and Duration. Markov Model. Wideband Fading. Doppler and Delay Spread
Lecture 7: Wideband Channel Models. Delay Spread and Doppler. Capacity of Fading Channels
Lecture 8: Capacity of Flat and FS Fading Channels Linear Modulation
Lecture 9: Linear Modulation Performance in Fading
Lecture 10: Performance in Fading and ISI
Lecture 11: Diversity
Lecture 12: MRC and EGC Diversity, Transmit Diversity, Midterm Review
Lecture 13: Adaptive Modulation and Adaptive MQAM. Impact of Finite Constellations.
Lecture 14: Practical Constraints in Adaptive Modulation MIMO and Space/Time Communications.
Lecture 15: MIMO Capacity, Beamforming, Diversity, RX Design
Lecture 16: MIMO Transmitter and Receiver Design
Lecture 17: Sphere Decoders, MIMO Design Issues. Multicarrier Modulation and OFDM
Lecture 18: Fading Across Subcarriers in Multicarrier OFDM Implementation and Design
Lecture 19: Spread Spectrum
Bonus Lecture: Course Summary and Advanced Topics