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    State of the Art in Power Line Communications: From the Applications to the Medium


    Cano, Christina and Pittolo, Alberto and Malone, David and Lampe, Lutz and Tonello, Andrea M. and Dabak, Anand G. (2016) State of the Art in Power Line Communications: From the Applications to the Medium. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 34 (7). pp. 1935-1952. ISSN 0733-8716

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    Abstract

    In recent decades, power line communication (PLC) has attracted considerable attention from the research community and industry, as well as from regulatory and standardization bodies. In this paper, we provide an overview of both narrowband and broadband systems, covering potential applications, regulatory and standardization efforts, and recent research advancements in channel characterization, physical layer performance, medium access, and higher layer specifications and evaluations. We also identify the areas of current and further study that will enable the continued success of PLC technology.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Power line communication; narrowband; broad-band; smart grid; in-home; channel characterization; medium access control;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematics and Statistics
    Faculty of Science and Engineering > Research Institutes > Hamilton Institute
    Item ID: 10051
    Identification Number: 0.1109/JSAC.2016.2566018
    Depositing User: Dr. David Malone
    Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 14:45
    Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    Refereed: Yes
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