Nano-Electromagnetic Communication at Terahertz and Optical Frequencies
Principles and Applications
Recent advancements in carbon and molecular electronics have opened the door to a new generation of electronic nanoscale components. This book outlines the basic principles of electromagnetic-based communication at this nanoscale using terahertz and optical frequencies with a focus on theoretical principles and applications. It answers the questions: How can nano-devices communicate with each other by applying electromagnetic techniques? Do conventional communication and networking schemes and principles still apply? How feasible is it to deploy such networks with various applications?
Topics covered include an introduction to nano-communication; fundamentals and applications of nano-electromagnetic communications; simulation and experimental platforms for nano-electromagnetic communication networks; terahertz antenna design for wearable applications; terahertz application in food contamination detection; channel modelling for electromagnetic nano-communication; modulation, coding and synchronization techniques for nano-electromagnetic communications in the terahertz band; routing protocols for nano-electromagnetic communication networks; error control mechanisms for nano-electromagnetic communication networks; and conclusion and future outlook.
About the Editors
Akram Alomainy is a Reader in Antennas & Applied EM in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), UK, and the 2011 Winner of the British Science Festival Isambard Kingdom Brunel Award.
Ke Yang is an Assistant Professor with the School of Marine Science and Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China.
Muhammad A. Imran is the Vice Dean of Glasgow College UESTC, Professor of Communication Systems in the James Watt School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow, an Affiliate Professor at the University of Oklahoma, USA and a visiting Professor at 5G Innovation Centre, University of Surrey, UK.
Xin-Wei Yao is an Associate Professor at the College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology, China.
Qammer H. Abbasi is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Glasgow in James Watt School of Engineering and a Visiting Lecturer with Queen Mary University of London. He is a UK exceptional talent holder by Royal Academy of Engineering and URSI young scientist award winner.
Akram Alomainy, Ke Yang, Muhammad A. Imran, Xin-Wei Yao, Qammer H. Abbasi