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Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications by Robert W. Heath, James N. Murdock, Robert C. Daniels, Theodore S. Rappaport

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Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1 The Frontier: Millimeter Wave Wireless

Emerging millimeter wave (mmWave) wireless communication systems represent more than a century of evolution in modern communications. Since the early 1900s, when Guglielmo Marconi developed and commercialized the first wireless telegraph communication systems, the wireless industry has expanded from point-to-point technologies, to radio broadcast systems, and finally to wireless networks. As the technology has advanced, wireless communication has become pervasive in our world. Modern society finds itself immersed in wireless networking, as most of us routinely use cellular networks, wireless local area networks, and personal area networks, all which have been developed extensively ...

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