EC476 Millimeter Wave Communication

Course Name: 

EC476 Millimeter Wave Communication


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Millimeter wave characteristics and implementation challenges, radio wave propagation for mm wave, Millimeter wave generation and amplification, HEMT, transistor configurations, Analog mm wave components, Consumption factor theory, Trends and architectures for mm wave wireless, ADC’s and DAC’s, Modulation for millimeter wave communications, Millimeter wave link budget, Transceiver architecture, Massive MIMO Communications, Potential benefits for mm wave systems, Spatial, Temporal and Frequency diversity, Dynamic spatial, frequency and modulation allocation, Antenna beam width, polarization, advanced beam steering and beam forming, mm wave design consideration, On-chip and In package mm wave antennas, Techniques to improve gain of on-chip antennas, Implementation for mm wave in adaptive antenna arrays, Device to Device communications over 5G systems, Design techniques of 5G mobile.


K.C. Huang, Z. Wang, "Millimeter Wave Communication Systems", Wiley-IEEE Press, March 2011.
Robert W. Heath, Robert C. Daniel, James N. T.S. Rappaport, Murdock, “Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications”, PH, 2014.
Xiang, W.Zheng, K. Shen, X.S, “5G Mobile Communications”, Springer, 2016.


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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