1MA220: 802.11ad – WLAN at 60 GHz

Data rates in the range of several Gigabit/s are needed to transmit signals like uncompressed video signals. Amendment 802.11ad to the WLAN standard defines the MAC and PHY layers for very high throughput (VHT) in the 60 GHz range. The specification 802.11-2016 has defined additional modulation and codings schemes for the 11ad single carrier part to increase the data rate. The OFDM part is obsolete.

This white paper provides an introduction to the technology behind 802.11ad and highlights the test and measurement requirements.

Name Type Language Version Date Size
1MA220_3e_WLAN_11ad_WP.pdf White Paper English 3e 17.11.2017 13 MB
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