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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction to 802.11n-2009

    1. History

    2. The Technology of 802.11n

    3. 802.11n: First We Take the LAN, Then We Take the World

  2. The PHY

    1. Chapter 2 MIMO and the 802.11n PHY

      1. The Big Idea: MIMO and Data Streams
    2. Chapter 3 Channels, Framing, and Coding

      1. Channel Structure and Layout
      2. Transmission: Modulation and Guard Interval
      3. PLCP Framing
      4. Transmission and Reception Process
      5. 802.11n Speed
      6. Mandatory PHY Features
    3. Chapter 4 Advanced PHY Features for Performance

      1. Beamforming
      2. Space-Time Block Code (STBC)
      3. Low-Density Parity Check (LDPC)
  3. The MAC

    1. Chapter 5 MAC Basics

      1. Frame Changes
      2. Airtime Efficiency Improvements
      3. Protection of Non-HT Transmissions
      4. Security
      5. Mandatory MAC Features
    2. Chapter 6 Advanced MAC Features for Interoperability

      1. Radio Medium Coordination
      2. Power-Saving
  4. Using 802.11n to Build a Network

    1. Chapter 7 Planning an 802.11n Network

      1. What’s On Your Network?
      2. Network Integration
      3. Security
      4. Design Checklist
    2. Chapter 8 Designing and Installing an 802.11n Network

      1. Network Architecture for 802.11n
      2. 802.11n Hardware
      3. Coverage and Capacity Planning
      4. Network Management
      5. Implementation Checklist
  1. Appendix Afterword

  2. Glossary