Pavlidou, Niovi; Vinck, A. J. Han; Yazdani, Javad; Honary, Bahram:

Power Lines Communications: State of the Art and Future Trends

In: IEEE Communications Magazine, (2003) ; April 2003, S. 34-40
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Informatik
Abstract:
This article constitutes an overview of the research, application, and regulatoly activities on power line communications. Transmission issues on the powcr line arc investigated and modeling approaches illustrated. Contemporary communi- cation techniques and reliability issues are treat- ed. A bricf description of regulatory activities worldwide is given. Finally, market perspectives and promising applications are covered to assess the viability of this communications environ- ment.