4G/5G Wireless Communication

These courses are prepared to provide professional engineers, researchers and students knowledge and skills in the area of wireless communication from the theoretical aspect until the real practical implementation. The focus area including broadband wireless communication, transceiver system design for wireless communication, LTE system design, LTE networking, LTE air interface and RF planning, LTE advanced fundamentals, fundamentals of security in LTE, LTE protocol and procedures as well as LTE essential and advanced LTE.

Broadband Wireless Communication

Transceiver System Design for Wireless Communication

LTE System, Internetworking and Security

LTE Interface, RF Planning and LTE Advanced Fundamentals

BROADBAND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

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OVERVIEW

Broadband wireless communication is an intensive course designed for professional engineers, researchers, and students. This course presents an overview of analog and digital modulation. The audiences will learn more about modulation techniques such as CDMA, WCDMA, BPSK, and BFSK. This course will be taught on fading channel such as Rayleigh fading and frequency selective fading. Apart from that, the basic understanding of Fourier transform and spectral density will be covered during this course.

Moreover, Nyquist baseband signaling such as Raised-Cosine filters and root-square Nyquist filter will be discussed in this course. Participants will get a better understanding of information theory such as Shannon capacity and discrete multitoned. This course also offers an introduction of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing. Discussion on interfaces with systems such as 3G-LTE, 4G-LTE, and IEEE 802.16e will be given during the course. Furthermore, communication system with WiFi, WiMax and MIMO will be discussed in more detail. At the end of the course, participants will learn about new technology, 5G-LTE-HetNets.

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Format

Short Course

Duration

4 Days

Target

Steerix GmbH Certificate

Study Place

In-House or Public Program

TRANSCEIVER SYSTEM DESIGN FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

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OVERVIEW

This course will benefit professional engineers, researchers, and students. It presents an overview of analog and digital modulation. It offers a better understanding of modulation techniques such as CDMA, WCDMA, BPSK, and BFSK. An overview of transceiver design will be given during the course. Participants will learn more about transmitter design such as maximum power transfer, power amplifier, upconversion, software defined radio and cognitive radio.

Moreover, receiver design such as a super-heterodyne receiver, transmit/receive switch, low noise filter, mixer, and phase noise will be discussed in more detail. Apart from that, discussion on antenna design such as parameters, pattern, directivity, and gain will be given in this course. This course also helps the participants to understand the demodulation technique such as types, carrier recovery, and phase shift detection. Transmitter and receiver architectures such as mobile phone, satellite, and other applications will be covered. At the end of the course, product system integration such as PCB layout, ground strategies, coupling issues and reference spurs will be discussed.

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Format

Short Course

Duration

4 Days

Target

Steerix GmbH Certificate

Study Place

In-House or Public Program

LTE SYSTEM, INTERNETWORKING AND SECURITY

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OVERVIEW

This course is suitable for professional engineers, researchers, and students. It presents an introduction to Evolved Packet System (EPS) and EPS network architecture and interfaces. It offers a better understanding of fundamental of multipath propagation, multicarrier transmission and OFDM transceiver processing. Besides that, the comparison between SC-FDMA and OFDMA will be explained in this course.

Participants will learn more about multiple antenna concepts and multi-user MIMO. Apart from that, the introduction of E-UTRA and E-UTRAN such as protocol stack and channel architecture will be discussed. This course also helps the participants to understand the quality of service in LTE. Moreover, evolved packet core and LTE cross system procedure will be discussed in more detail.

At the end of the course, LTE features roadmap such as an overview of features in the 3GPP E-UTRAN and enhancements expected in 3GPP E-UTRAN will be presented. This includes IMS architecture and nodes, control plane protocols, user plane protocols, end-to-end IMS protocols stack, public and private user identities as well as IP in the EPS/IMS.

Apart from that, this course will help participants to understand security in EPS such as security architecture, integrity and encryption, key distribution and mobility aspects as well as EPS authentication. At the end of the course, discussion on security in IMS will be presented. This includes network domain security mechanisms, IMS security architecture, MME-HSS interface and S-CSCF- HSS interface.

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Format

Short Course

Duration

4 Days

Target

Steerix GmbH Certificate

Study Place

In-House or Public Program

LTE INTERFACE, RF PLANNING AND LTE ADVANCED FUNDAMENTALS

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OVERVIEW

This course is ideal for professional engineers, researchers, and students. This course offers an introduction to E-UTRA. Participants will learn more about OFDMA and SCFDMA. It presents LTE downlink and uplink for PHY layer processing. This course will help participants to understand the LTE MAC layer. Discussion on LTE RRC, PDCP, and PLC layers will be covered in this course. Apart from that, radio interface procedures such as downlink resource assignment, resource allocation types and resource block grouping will be discussed. Moreover, LTE air interface demo and experiments will be covered in this course. Participants will get a better understanding of LTE RF design processes such as RF planning workflow and coverage and capacity requirements. Besides that, EPS overview and E-UTRAN consideration, as well as radio propagation principles, will be discussed.

This course also helps participants to understand antenna consideration and MIMO system. Participants will learn more on E-UTRA rel.9 features in more detail such as multimedia broadcast multicast service, self-organizing and selfoptimizing networks (SON) as well as SON architecture and functionalities. Moreover, discussion on E-UTRA rel.10 PHY enhancement, protocols and procedures will be presented in this course. Discussion on multicarrier transmission, a protocol stack for carrier aggregation (CA), CA procedures and CA challenges such as scheduling and handover aspects will be presented. Apart from that, E-UTRA rel.10 home eNBs, HetNets and SON will be discussed in more detail. This includes LTE HeNB architecture possibilities, heterogeneous network concept, and interference scenarios.

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Format

Short Course

Duration

4 Days

Target

Steerix GmbH Certificate

Study Place

In-House or Public Program

LTE Protocol &
Advanced LTE

LTE PROTOCOL AND ADVANCED LTE

ENQUIRY & REGISTRATION

OVERVIEW

This course is targeted for professional engineers, researchers, and students. It presents an introduction to EPS such as evolution steps of the 3GPP systems, the goals for LTE, LTE bandwidth, bit rates and UE categories. Participants will learn more about EPS Network Architecture. This includes E-UTRA and evolved packet core network architecture, nodes, interfaces and overview of EPS protocols.

Moreover, non-access stratum protocols, radio resource control protocol, packet data convergence protocol, radio link control protocol and MAC protocol will be discussed in this course. It offers a better understanding of LTE PHY layers such as logical, transport and physical channels and their relation to the radio interface protocol stack.

Apart from that, S1 interface procedures and X2 interface procedure will be presented. At the end of the course, S11, S5/S8 and S10 interface procedure and IMS, as well as end-to-end signaling, will be discussed. Interworking with 3GPP and non-3GPP networks will be explained during the course. This course will help participants to understand the LTE practical aspects and LTE services in more detail. Discussion on LTE network and other networks will be presented.

Moreover, an introduction to LTE- Advanced such as evolution path of 3GPP LTE systems, features of LTE releases and possible services for LTE-Advanced will be explained. Apart from that, EPS network architecture improvements will be presented. Discussion on LTE-Advanced deployments such as backward compatibility to LTE rel.8 requirement, transparency of relay nodes and migration from LTE Rel. 8 to LTE-Advanced rel.10. At the end of the course, LTE-Advanced demo and experiments will be presented.

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Format

Short Course

Duration

4 Days

Target

Steerix GmbH Certificate

Study Place

In-House or Public Program