EE359 - Wireless Communications - Fall 2011

Lectures

* 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