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

Power Lines Communications: State of the Art and Future Trends

In: IEEE Communications Magazine, Jg. 41 (2003) ; Nr. 4, S. 34-40
ISSN: 0163-6804
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Informatik
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.