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Gigahertz and Terahertz Technologies for Broadband Communications

Gigahertz and Terahertz Technologies for Broadband Communications

By (author): Terry Edwards
Copyright: 1999
Pages: 275
ISBN: 9781580530682

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This new book is the first to deliver a comprehensive yet concise critical appraisal of broadband systems for high-speed Internet systems. It gives you a demystifying overview of existing and future mobile and fixed systems that use gigahertz or terahertz frequencies, and serves as a handy reference for information on most high-speed Internet systems that are currently in use or will come into use before 2015. Making extensive use of photographs of actual systems, diagrams, and graphs depicting market developments and important system characteristics, Gigahertz and Terahertz Technologies for Broadband Communications supplies real-world information provided by commercial sources that helps you understand the realm of broadband carriers and their technologies. Plus, it explains how these technologies interact using digital signaling in gigahertz and terahertz frequencies. If you're a communications professional or engineer, this book is a one-stop resource for understanding current, emerging and future broadband communications systems, how they work and what they can do for you, as well as the industry 's major players and their products.
A Communications Revolution. The Hunger for Bandwidth. Broadband Cabled Networks. Defense Systems. Digital Television. CATV and SMATV Feeds. Teleports. Terrestrial and Stratospheric Broadband Wireless. Broadband Mobile Satellite Systems. High Speed Digital Epilogue.
  • Terry Edwards

    was the executive director of Engalco, a consultancy firm based in the United Kingdom mainly specializing in signal transmission technologies and the global industry. He holds an M.Phil. postgraduate degree in microwave research, has led seminars on fiber optics, and has written several articles and books including Fiber Optic Systems—Network Applications (John Wiley and Sons, 1989), Foundations for Microstrip Circuit Design (John Wiley and Sons, 1st edition, 1981; 2nd edition, 1991), and Microwave Electronics (Edward Arnold, 1984). He has been involved with and managed many consultancy programs. Studies completed and published by Engalco include several on the microwave industry in both Europe and North America and, under sponsorship with a North American corporation, microwave-based systems in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Terry travels considerably to conferences and trade exhibitions including Atlanta, Denver, Geneva, Paris, Philadelphia, San Jose, and Santa Rosa in recent years. He is on the editorial advisory board for the International Journal of Communication Systems. Terry Edwards has also acted as an expert witness at a Philadelphia court hearing involving a fiber-optics product technology dispute. A Fellow of the IEE and member of the IEEE, Terry regularly consults for both national and overseas companies and is on the prestigious IEE (London) President’s List of Consultants.

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