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A Framework to Enable Multiple Coexisting Internet of Things Applications

March 1, 2018
Author(s)
Wei Yu, Hanlin Zhang, Yalong Wu, David W. Griffith, Nada T. Golmie
Internet of Things (IoT) uses modern information communication technologies to connect massive numbers of objects and support numerous smart critical infrastructure applications (smart grid, smart cites, etc.). To meet the diverse performance requirements

Increasing Public Safety Broadband Network Resiliency Through Traffic Control

February 1, 2018
Author(s)
Richard A. Rouil, Wesley D. Garey, Camillo A. Gentile, Nada T. Golmie
Long Term Evolution (LTE)-based cellular networks are being deployed around the world to provide public safety with enhanced capabilities and access to broadband technology. In the United States, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) is on the

On the Susceptibility of Coded OFDM to Interference: A Simulation Study

January 4, 2018
Author(s)
Jason B. Coder, Yao Ma
The susceptibility of broadband wireless communications signals (e.g., LTE, IEEE 802.11) to interference has been a topic of significant research. In this paper, we implement a simulation-based study on the impact interference can have on the bit error

Adaptive synchronization reference selection for out-of-coverage Proximity Services (ProSe)

October 8, 2017
Author(s)
Samantha M. Gamboa Quintiliani, Fernando J. Cintron, David W. Griffith, Richard A. Rouil
Proximity services (ProSe) is a Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A) feature that allows User Equipments (UEs) to communicate without the need of routing the data throughout the network. In this paper, we studied the synchronization protocol used by ProSe

Updated NIST Guidance for Bluetooth Security

July 26, 2017
Author(s)
Lidong Chen, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte
This bulletin summarizes the information in NIST SP 800-121, Revision 2: Guide to Bluetooth Security which provides information on the security capabilities of Bluetooth and provides recommendations to organizations employing Bluetooth wireless

A Novel Adaptive Transmission Algorithm for Device-to-Device Direct Discovery

June 27, 2017
Author(s)
Aziza Ben Mosbah, David W. Griffith, Richard A. Rouil
In this paper we study and improve one service used for Proximity Services and Device-to-Device (D2D) communications: D2D Direct Discovery. As defined in the Third Generation Partnership Project, for both in-coverage and out-of-coverage cases, resource

Implementation and Validation of an LTE D2D Model for ns-3

June 13, 2017
Author(s)
Richard A. Rouil, Fernando J. Cintron, Aziza Ben Mosbah, Samantha M. Gamboa Quintiliani
The ability to perform device-to-device (D2D) communication in Long Term Evolution (LTE)-based cellular networks became possible with the introduction of Proximity Services (ProSe) functionalities in the 3rd Generation Partnership Program (3GPP)

Software Tools for Uncertainty Evaluation in VNA Measurements: A Comparative Study

June 9, 2017
Author(s)
Gustavo Avolio, Dylan F. Williams, Michael R. Frey, Sarah B. Streett, Dominique Schreurs, Andrea Ferrero, Michael Dieudonne
We compared three software tools designed for scattering-parameter measurement uncertainty evaluation. These tools propagate uncertainty to calibrated S-parameters by means of a sensitivity analysis. We also validated the sensitivity analysis with Monte

Resonant Acoustic Frequency Shifts Associated with Cracks in Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

June 6, 2017
Author(s)
Ward L. Johnson, Jaemi Herzberger, Sudook A. Kim, Kirsten L. Peterson, Paul R. Heyliger, Grady S. White
Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy (RUS) was used in this study to measure shifts in resonant frequency that arise from the presence of cracks in barium-titanate-based multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs). This work was motivated by an industrial need for

3.5 GHz Radar Waveform Capture at Point Loma

May 11, 2017
Author(s)
Paul D. Hale, Jeffrey A. Jargon, Peter J. Jeavons, Michael R. Souryal, Adam J. Wunderlich, Mark Lofquist
We describe measurements to create a library of high-fidelity waveforms of federal incumbent radar signals currently operating in the 3550 MHz – 3650 MHz (“3.5 GHz”) band. In the first phase of assembling this library, measurements were collected at Point

Industrial Wireless Systems Workshop Proceedings

May 11, 2017
Author(s)
Richard Candell
Background: Wireless technology has great appeals to many manufacturers, in this case industrial automation systems, which include process control, discrete manufacturing, safety systems, and building automation. Applying wireless sensing and control

Guide to Bluetooth Security

May 8, 2017
Author(s)
John Padgette, John Bahr, Mayank Batra, Marcel Holtmann, Rhonda Smithbey, Lidong Chen, Karen Scarfone
Bluetooth wireless technology is an open standard for short-range radio frequency communication used primarily to establish wireless personal area networks (WPANs), and has been integrated into many types of business and consumer devices. This publication

Dynamic Appliances Scheduling in Collaborative MicroGrids System

May 1, 2017
Author(s)
Hamid Gharavi, Hasnae Bilil
Abstract—In this paper a new approach which is based on a collaborative system of MicroGrids (MG’s), is proposed to enable household appliance scheduling. To achieve this, appliances are categorized into flexible and non-flexible Deferrable Loads (DL’s)

Life Time Dosimetric Assessment for Mice and Rats Exposed to Cell Phone Radiation in Reverberation Chambers

March 17, 2017
Author(s)
Perry F. Wilson, John M. Ladbury, Galen H. Koepke, Yijian Gong, Myles Capstick, Keven Kuhn, David L. McCormick, Ronald L. Melnick, Niels Kuster
In this paper, we present a detailed life time dosimetry analysis for individually housed rodents exposed to radio frequency (RF) signals. The unrestrained rodents were exposed in reverberation chambers for 2 years at three whole-body averaged specific

LTE impacts on GPS

February 15, 2017
Author(s)
William F. Young, Ari D. Feldman, Sheryl M. Genco, Azizollah Kord, Daniel G. Kuester, John M. Ladbury, Duncan A. McGillivray, Audrey K. Puls, Andre R. Rosete, Adam J. Wunderlich, Wen-Bin Yang
This report describes the test methodology from “LTE impacts on GPS: Test and Metrology Plan” developed by National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network (NASCTN), and data that are the result of executing the test method. The fundamental goals

Effects of Wireless Packet Loss in Industrial Process Control Systems

February 9, 2017
Author(s)
Yongkang Liu, Rick Candell, Nader Moayeri
Timely and reliable sensing and actuation control are essential in networked control. This depends on not only the precision/quality of the sensors and actuators used but also on how well the communications links between the field instruments and the

2015 Location-Based Services R&D Summit Report

January 30, 2017
Author(s)
Harris Feldman, Adam H. Danielson
The Public Safety Communications Research Program (PSCR) convened over 80 stakeholders at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Boulder, CO campus to build on the findings presented in the 2015 Location-Based Services (LBS) Summit- held

2016 PSCR Analytics Summit Report

January 30, 2017
Author(s)
Jeremy E. Benson, Harris Feldman
PSCR hosted over 80 stakeholders from industry, academia, public safety, and government to the NIST Boulder campus in August 2016. The August summit was a follow-up to the Public Safety Analytics R&D Roadmap, published earlier in 2016. This document

Impact of timing on the Proximity Services (ProSe) synchronization function

January 9, 2017
Author(s)
Samantha M. Gamboa Quintiliani, Fernando J. Cintron, David W. Griffith, Richard A. Rouil
Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A) introduces a new feature called Proximity Services (ProSe), which enables device-to-device (D2D) communication between User Equipment (UE) and the capability to operate out-of-network. In order to establish a D2D
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