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NI WLAN Generation Toolkit 18.0 Help

Edition Date: October 2018

Part Number: 373725J-01

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Prefixes

Symbol Prefix Value
n nano 10 -9
µ micro 10 -6
M mega 10 6

A

A-MPDU aggregate-MPDU
AP STA access point station
AWGN additive white Gaussian noise

C

CCK complementary code keying
channel The waveform after MIMO combining (spatial multiplexing) of spatial streams
CP cyclic prefix
CNR carrier-to-noise ratio

D

DSSS direct sequence spread spectrum
DSSS-OFDM direct sequence spread spectrum-orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
DAC digital-to-analog converter

E

ERP extended rate physical layer
ERP-OFDM extended rate physical layer-orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
ERP-PBCC extended rate physical layer-packet binary convolutional coding

F

FCS frame check sequence
FIR finite impulse response

I

I in-phase
I/Q The translation of the magnitude and phase data of a signal from a polar coordinate system to a complex Cartesian (X,Y) coordinate system

L

LSB least significant bit

M

MAC medium access control
MIMO multiple input multiple output
MPDU MAC protocol data unit

O

OFDM orthogonal frequency division multiplexing

P

PAPR peak-to-average power ratio
PBCC packet binary convolutional coding
PHY physical layer
PLCP physical layer convergence procedure
PN pseudonoise
PRBS pseudorandom bit sequence

Q

Q quadrature phase

R

RMS root mean square

S

spatial stream An encoded and modulated stream of data before MIMO combining (spatial multiplexing)

W

window length The length of the signal to be used for windowing

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