Choice of Multiple Access Technique

  • Saleh Faruque
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)


Multiple access techniques enable many users to share the same spectrum in the frequency domain, time domain, code domain, or phase domain. These techniques are readily available as international standards and can be used to provide cellular services in a given geographical area. This chapter presents a brief overview of the various multiple access techniques available today. Numerous illustrations are used to bring students up-to-date in key concepts, underlying principles and practical applications of FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, and OFDMA. The mode of operation such as fDD and TDD is also presented with illustrations. To illustrate the concept, we present the construction of these radios.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saleh Faruque
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of North DakotaGrand ForksUSA

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