Professor Erkip Opens IEEE Conference with Plenary Tracing the History of Cooperation in Wireless Networking

Elza Erkip, professor of electrical and computer engineering, delivered the opening talk at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory in Barcelona, Spain, last month. The conference is a leading global conference attended by academic researchers  and industry professionals working in various aspects of information theory, including wireless communications, compression, security and cryptography, Big Data …

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NYUSIM Version 1.3 Now Available

Please visit wireless.engineering.nyu.edu/nyusim/ to download Version 1.3 of the NYUSIM: 5G Channel Simulator. Version 1.3 Update Notes: Descriptions of the numbers of matrix columns and rows in the output .txt files containing the complex channel coefficients (H), phases (HPhases), and powers (HPowers) were corrected in Section 2.2.2 of this user manual. The path loss parameters in …

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Five NYU WIRELESS Papers Ranked in IEEE’s Top 100 Downloaded Publications

Five papers published by NYU WIRELESS faculty and students ranked in the top 100 downloaded papers of IEEE publications and societies for July. This is a remarkable accomplishment, showing that the support from the NYU WIRELESS Industrial Affiliates and the NSF and NIH, and the tireless efforts by NYU WIRELESS graduate students and faculty, are …

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U.S. Opens High-Band Spectrum for 5G Networks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made history last month by unanimously voting to pass the proposal of the Spectrum Frontier Proceeding. With this move, it allocated unprecedented amounts of bandwidth for 5G wireless communications. “Carriers and entrepreneurs alike now have a true wireless fiber opportunity for fixed and mobile, and our work at NYU WIRELESS …

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5G Wireless Is Coming, and It’s Going to Blow You Away

Mobile data consumption is soaring, but a broad set of technology advances is poised to transform what today’s smartphones and other wireless mobile devices can do—ushering in high-resolution video and fully immersive, 3-D environments. At the NYU Wireless lab in Brooklyn, students are testing prototype equipment—forerunners to next-generation phones—that are able to transmit a blazing …

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NYU WIRELESS Founder Ted Rappaport Talks the Future of 5G mmWave

Three years after he and his NYU students proved millimeter wave technologies worked, Ted Rappaport, Professor at NYU and the Founding Director of NYU Wireless, speaks with TIA NOW from the launch of the White House’s Advanced Wireless Research Initiative. Rappaport highlights the rapid progression, from proof of concept to reality, of millimeter wave and …

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6 Ways Federal Investments Helped Usher In Our Wireless World

1. New spectrum frontiers Millimeter-length waves (mmWave) operate in the band of radio frequencies in the electromagnetic spectrum from 30 to 300 gigahertz (GHz). In the past, they have commonly been used in space communications, radio astronomy and remote sensing — but not in telecommunications because they are prone to deterioration in crowded settings. Recent …

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