Wireless Communications System Laboratory
The objective of this course is to teach wireless communication concepts through hands-on experiments.
Topics of Interest
- Use SDR-capable signal analyzers and generators with enhanced capabilities.
- Understand wireless communication systems front-end hardware such as mixer, filter, power amplifier, LNA, VCO, etc.
- Understand popularly used modulation types in various wireless standards.
- Understand the tools used to quantify the quality of wireless signals: Spectrum analysis, Time domain analysis, Code domain analysis, Joint time and frequency analysis, cyclostationarity analysis, angular domain analysis, space domain analysis, EVM, CCDF, Constellation, Eye diagrams, etc.
- Perform multi-dimensional signal analysis (features of CDMA, Bluetooth, and WLAN signals).
- Understand filter effect in wireless communication systems and study of various digital baseband filters.
- Cover synchronization in wireless communications (time, frequency, and phase synchronization) and channel estimation.
- Observe communication channel impact in wireless systems.
- Experience RF front-end distortions in wireless systems.
- Perform interference analysis.
- Learn main features of OFDM signals.
- Get familiar with the future wireless communication systems and concepts.
- Learn Signal and waveform design for communication and radar jointly.
- Learn how to design and transmit signals for communication and sensing purposes.
- Measure communication and radar signals.
- Investigate modulation types for communication and sensing purposes.
- Learn hardware impairments and their effects in both communication and radar.
- Analyze radar (sensing) compared to communication.
- Perform blind signal analysis.
- Use of ML for blind signal analysis.
This is the course description.