The role of software and digital signal processing in radio has grown to encompass reconfigurability at all levels of the protocol stack. Research has ignited wider commercial interest in these concepts, which have been endorsed by all segments of industry, from software applications providers to component manufacturers. The software radio approach will increase software content for commercial wireless systems and is a potential solution to the need for increased efficiency in service delivery.
This volume covers:
- Concepts of software radio, including historical and theoretical foundations
- Enabling technologies for realization of software radio, including radio frequency design, converter technologies, digital signal processing, and reconfigurable and programmable hardware structures
- Systems and architectures based on software radio concepts
- Software radio applications and economics
- Emerging technologies
SOFTWARE RADIO TECHNOLOGIES is an essential resource for researchers and practicing engineers seeking an in–depth treatment of technical issues raised by software radio architecture evolution.
Chapter 1: Foundations.
Software Radios: Survey, Critical Evaluation and Future Directions.
The Software Radio Architecture.
Technical Challenges in the Globalization of Software Radio.
Software–Defined Radios: Facets of a Developing Technology.
Software Radio Architecture: A Mathematical Perspective.
Beyond Software Radio, Towards Re–configurability Across the Whole System and Across Networks.
Chapter 2: Enabling Technologies.
CMOS Wireless Transceivers: The New Wave.
Analog–to–Digital Converters and Their Applications in Radio Receivers.
Analog–to–Digital Converter Survey and Analysis.
Power Consumption of A/D Converters for Software Radio Applications.
An Overview of Sigma–Delta Converters.
The Theory of Bandpass Sampling.
RSFQ Front–end for a Software Radio Receiver.
On Sampling Rate, Analog Prefiltering, and Sufficient Statistics for Digital Receivers.
Digital IF Filter Technology for 3G Systems: An Introduction.
The DSP Bottleneck.
VLSI Design and Implementation Fuels the Signal–Processing Revolution.
Digital Signal Processors in Cellular Radio Communications.
Recent Developments in Enabling Technologies for Software Defined Radio.
FPGA in the Software Radio.
The Flexibility of Configurable Computing.
Chapter 3: Systems and Architectures.
Programmable Channelized Digital Radio.
Speakeasy: The Military Software Radio.
Advanced Digital Receiver Principles and Technologies for PCS.
Broadband RF Stage Architecture for Software–Defined Radio in Handheld Terminal Applications.
Trends in Silicon Radio Large Scale Integration: Zero IF Receiver! Zero I & Q Transmitter! Zero Discrete Passives!
Advanced Base Station Technology.
Advanced Software Radio Architecture for 3[superscript rd] Generation Mobile Systems.
A Soft Radio Architecture for Reconfigurable Platforms.
Software Radio Issues in Cellular Base Stations.
A Low–Power DSP Core–Based Software Radio Architecture.
DSP–Based Architectures for Mobile Communications: Past, Present and Future.
Architectural Overview of SPEAKeasy System.
An Architecture for Radio–Independent Wireless Access Networks.
Software–Defined Radio Architectures for Interference Cancellation in DS–CDMA Systems.
Chapter 4: Software–Defined Radio Emerging Technologies.
Direction Finding and "Smart Antennas" Using Software Radio Architectures.
Software Radio Architecture with Smart Antennas: A Tutorial on Algorithms and Complexity.
The Rapidly Deployable Radio Network.
Sample Rate Conversion for Software Radio.
Mobile Middleware for the Reconfigurable Software Radio.
Engineering the Embedded Software Radio.
Cognitive Radio: Making Software Radios More Personal.
Chapter 5: Software Defined Radio Applications and Economics.
Mode Switching and Software Download for Software Defined Radio: The SDR Forum Approach.
Toward the Software Realization of a GSM Base Station.
Real–Time Implementation of a Reconfigurable IMT–2000 Base Station Channel Modem.
Code–Division Multiplexing of a Sensor Channel: A Software Implementation.
Software Radios for Airborne Platforms.
Receiver Dimensioning in a Hybrid Multicarrier GSM Base Station.
Software Radio Economics.
About the Editors.
Zoran Zvonar, noted author and researcher, has served as editor and coeditor for many distinguished publications, including the International Journal of Wireless Information Networks, the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, GSM Towards 3rd Generation Systems and Wireless Multimedia Networks Technologies (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998 and 1999, respectively), among others. Dr. Zvonar is currently an associate editor of the IEEE Communications Letters and a feature editor of the Series on Software and DSP in Radio in the IEEE Communications Magazine. He is also a systems development manager in the Communications Division, Analog Devices Inc., involved in the design of algorithms and architectures for wireless communications.