Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
Radio links and satellites
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Telecommunication Engineering - Torino
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Electronic Engineering - Torino
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Pent Mario       4 1 0 0 11
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/03 5 B - Caratterizzanti Ingegneria delle telecomunicazioni
Elements of radio propagation and antennas: Free-space propagation, atmospheric propagation: absorption, refraction, diffraction, reflection. Antenna models. Antenna noise.

Radio Links: Architecture of a radio link. Active repeaters, non-linear amplifiers, effects. Propagation problems. Passive repeaters. Fading: sources and mathematical models. The concept of availability. Space diversity. Selective fading, frequency diversity. The problem of interferences. Final remarks and comparison with other transmission systems

Satellites for Telecommunications: Historical notes. The space environment. Problems of antennas and propagation. The on-board repeater. Multiple access techniques: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA. Regenerative repeaters. Radio and TV broadcasting via satellite. Frequency reuse. Economic considerations.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10

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