Digital Front-End in Wireless Communications and Broadcasting

Digital Front-End in Wireless Communications and Broadcasting : Circuits and Signal Processing

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Covering everything from signal processing algorithms to integrated circuit design, this complete guide to digital front-end is invaluable for professional engineers and researchers in the fields of signal processing, wireless communication and circuit design. Showing how theory is translated into practical technology, it covers all the relevant standards and gives readers the ideal design methodology to manage a rapidly increasing range of applications. Step-by-step information for designing practical systems is provided, with a systematic presentation of theory, principles, algorithms, standards and implementation. Design trade-offs are also included, as are practical implementation examples from real-world systems. A broad range of topics is covered, including digital pre-distortion (DPD), digital up-conversion (DUC), digital down-conversion (DDC) and DC-offset calibration. Other important areas discussed are peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) reduction, crest factor reduction (CFR), pulse-shaping, image rejection, digital mixing, delay/gain/imbalance compensation, error correction, noise-shaping, numerical controlled oscillator (NCO) and various diversity methods.
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  • Electronic book text | 832 pages
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1139142682
  • 9781139142687

Table of contents

Part I. Introduction to Digital Front-End: 1. Introduction to wireless communications and digital broadcasting Hongxiang Li, Guanying Ru, Siqian Liu, Hui Liu and Jenq-Neng Hwang; 2. Basic principles and protocols of digital wireless communications Dimitra I. Kaklamani and Panagiotis K. Gkonis; 3. Digital front end and system overview in wireless communications Eduard Bertran and Maurizio Pagani; 4. System overview and front end technologies in digital broadcasting Francesc Tarres and Eduard Bertran; 5. Digital front end for multiple standards and multimode compatibility Eduard Bertran; Part II. DPD and CFR: 6. General principles and design overview of digital predistortion Neil Braithwaite; 7. Power amplifier nonlinear modeling for digital predistortion Gabriel Montoro and Pere L. Gilabert; 8. Look-up-table based digital predistortion schemes and implementation Pere L. Gilabert and Gabriel Montoro; 9. Digital predistortion and its combination with crest factor reduction Anding Zhu; 10. Adaptive digital baseband predistortion: design and implementation Hua Qian and G. Tong Zhou; 11. Crest factor reduction techniques Nuno Borges Carvalho and Wohoon Jang; Part III. DUC, DDC, ADC, DAC and NCO: 12. Digital down-conversion and up-conversion: theory and implementation Yue Zhang, Taiwen Tang, Kok-Keong Loo, Ben Allen and Dayou Li; 13. A/D and D/A data conversion for wireless communications transceivers Jerzy Dabrowski; 14. Advanced quadrature sigma-delta modulator designs for A/D interface Mikko Valkama, Jaakko Marttila and Markus Allen; 15. Digital suppression of A/D interface nonlinearities Mikko Valkama, Markus Allen and Jaakko Marttila; Part IV. Digital Calibration, Imbalance Compensation and Error Corrections: 16. Digital compensation and calibration of I/Q gain and phase imbalances Lauri Anttila, Yaning Zou and Mikko Valkama; 17. Joint digital predistortion of I/Q modulator and power amplifier impairments Mikko Valkama and Lauri Anttila; 18. Diversity and error compensation in OFDM transceivers: principles and implementation Tomohisa Wada; 19. Front-end architectures and impairment corrections in multi-mode and multi-antenna systems G. Villemaud, J. Verdier, M. Gautier, I. Burciu and P. F. Morlat; Part V. Circuits and System Integration in Digital Front-End: 20. Integration and interface of digital front-end with analog front-end Steven Loh; 21. Circuits and systems for digital front-ends to support multiple wireless standards Imtinan Elahi and Khurram Muhammad; 22. Programming models and implementation platforms for software defined radio configuration Tanguy Risset, Riadh Ben Abdallah, Antoine Fraboulet and Jerome Martin; 23. Programmable discrete-time integrated receiver front-ends Norm Filiol, Robert Klett and Thomas Riley; 24. Multi-port front-end and transceivers for V-band multi-gigabit/s communication systems S. O. Tatu, E. Moldovan and S. Affes; 25. Cross-layer design and digital front-end for cognitive wireless link M. Gautier, G. Villemaud, Cedric Levy-Bencheton, Dominique Noguet and Tanguy Risset.
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About Fa-Long Luo

Fa-Long Luo is Chief Scientist of two leading international companies dealing with software-defined radio and wireless multimedia with headquarters in Silicon Valley, California. He has 27 years of research and industrial experience in multimedia, communication and broadcasting with real-time implementation, applications and standardizations. He has authored two books, more than 100 technical papers and 18 patents in these and closely related fields.
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