NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Vladimir Prodanov was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
Wireless LANs based on the IEEE 802.11 standard have achieved wide customer acceptance in the enterprise environment. They are expected to continue to expand in popularity and become ubiquitous communication systems even in private and public places. This paper discusses the basics of the wireless LAN physical layer, focusing on radio transceiver specifications and design options.
Jack Glas, Mihai Banu, Joachim Hammerschmidt, Vladimir I. Prodanov, and Peter Kiss. "Wireless LANs" Analog Circuit Design: Structured Mixed-Mode Design, Multi-Bit Sigma-Delta Converters, Short Range RF Circuits. , 2002. 317-343.
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