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Symbiosis for communications, broadcasting and sensor systems in the white space TV band

Symbiosis for communications, broadcasting and sensor systems in the white space TV band

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This chapter is not about providing complete mathematical analysis of some systems but rather to show a new generation of sensor engineers that there are an enormous number of exciting possibilities, provided we are prepared to break from the somewhat rigid suite of sensors of the past. These ideas are summarised at the end of the chapter.

Chapter Contents:

  • 8.1 Introduction
  • 8.2 The white space standard and its evolution
  • 8.2.1 A historical perspective
  • 8.2.2 White space overview
  • 8.2.3 Key WRAN radiator parameters
  • 8.3 Networks of sensors and a taxonomy
  • 8.3.1 Early networks of sensors: radar
  • 8.3.2 A proposed taxonomy for networks of sensors
  • 8.3.2.1 Commensal systems
  • 8.3.2.2 Mutualistic systems
  • 8.3.2.3 Parasitic systems
  • 8.3.3 Parameter extraction with sensor networks
  • 8.3.3.1 Monostatic sensing
  • 8.3.3.2 Bistatic sensing
  • 8.3.3.3 Multistatic sensing
  • 8.3.3.4 Doppler-only sensing
  • 8.3.3.5 Multilateration
  • 8.3.4 Applications of EM sensor networks
  • 8.3.4.1 Aircraft detection and tracking
  • 8.3.4.2 Vehicle detection and tracking
  • 8.3.4.3 Maritime/waterway traffic detection and tracking
  • 8.3.4.4 Human detection and tracking
  • 8.3.4.5 Earth observation applications
  • 8.4 Commensal implementation of a WS sensor
  • 8.4.1 FM band commensal aircraft sensing
  • 8.5 Mutualistic implementation of a WS sensor
  • 8.6 Time and frequency alignment
  • 8.6.1 Necessity of time/frequency alignment
  • 8.6.2 Hard wired timing
  • 8.6.3 SONET and other network technologies
  • 8.6.4 GPS disciplined oscillators
  • 8.6.5 White Rabbit
  • 8.6.5.1 Performance of White Rabbit in radar
  • 8.7 Conclusions and looking ahead
  • 8.7.1 Summary
  • 8.7.2 Looking ahead
  • References

Inspec keywords: television broadcasting; radio spectrum management; sensors

Other keywords: mathematical analysis; white space TV band; sensor systems

Subjects: Radio and television broadcasting; Sensing devices and transducers

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