English | 2023 | ISBN: 0443131732 | 714 pages | True PDF EPUB | 83.8 MB
5G Advanced: The Next Generation Wireless Access Technology, Third Edition follows the authors' highly celebrated books on 3G and 4G by providing a new level of insight into 5G NR. After an initial discussion of the background to 5G, including requirements, spectrum aspects and the standardization timeline, all technology features of the first phase of NR are described in detail. Included is a detailed description of the NR physical-layer structure and higher-layer protocols, RF and spectrum aspects and co-existence and interworking with LTE.
This book provides a good understanding of NR and the different NR technology components, giving insight into why a certain solution was selected.
Covers the entire Release 17 in detail
Includes the core elements of Release 18
Contains three new chapters: NTN - describing NR operation over satellites (non-terrestrial networks) with a discussion on satellite communication, changes introduced in NR to support NTN operation (e.g., timing advance changes, HARQ enhancements); RedCap- describing NR reduced capability for (high-end) IoT applications; Broadcast- describing the NR broadcast operation