This course is for those students interested in the design, performance analysis, and fundamental performance limits of wireless communication systems. This course will provide an overview of current and future wireless systems, wireless channel models including path loss, shadowing, and statistical multipath channel models.
This course can be taken for 4 units with an additional project component.
- Fundamental capacity of wireless channels
- Digital modulation and its performance in fading and intersymbol interference
- Techniques to combat fading including adaptive modulation, diversity, multiple antenna systems (MIMO)
- Techniques to combat intersymbol interference including equalization, multicarrier modulation (OFDM), and spread spectrum
- Multiuser system design issues such as multiple access, frequency reuse in cellular systems, and ad hoc wireless network design
Note on Course Availability
This course is typically offered Winter quarter.
The course schedule is displayed for planning purposes – courses can be modified, changed, or cancelled. Course availability will be considered finalized on the first day of open enrollment. For quarterly enrollment dates, please refer to our graduate certificate homepage.
3.0 - 4.0
EE279 or equivalent
Or instructor consent