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Fundamentals of Diffusion-Based Molecular Communication in Nanonetworks

Fundamentals of Diffusion-Based Molecular Communication in Nanonetworks (Paperback)

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Molecular communication (MC) is a promising bio-inspired paradigm for the interconnection of autonomous nanotechnology-enabled devices, or nanomachines, into nanonetworks. MC realizes the exchange of information through the transmission, propagation, and reception of molecules, and it is proposed as a feasible solution for nanonetworks. This idea is motivated by the observation of nature, where MC is successfully adopted by cells for intracellular and intercellular communication. MC-based nanonetworks have the potential to be the enabling technology for a wide range of applications, mostly in the biomedical, but also in the industrial and surveillance fields. This book focuses on the most fundamental type of MC, i.e., diffusion-based MC, where the propagation of information-bearing molecules between a transmitter and a receiver is realized through free diffusion in a fluid. The objectives of the research presented in this book are to analyze the MC paradigm from the point of view of communication engineering and information theory, and to provide solutions to the modeling and design of MC-based nanonetworks.

First, a physical end-to-end model is realized to study each component in a basic diffusion-based MC system design, as well as the overall system, in terms of gain and delay. Second, the noise sources affecting a diffusion-based MC are identified and statistically modeled. Third, upper/lower bounds to the capacity are derived to evaluate the information-theoretic performance of diffusion-based MC. Fourth, an analysis of the interference when multiple transmitters access the diffusion-based MC channel is provided. This research provides fundamental results that establish a basis for the modeling, design, and realization of future MC-based nanonetworks, as novel technologies and tools are being developed.

Computing & ITComputer networking & communicationsReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciencesInformation theoryReference & ResearchResearch & information: generalTechnicalElectronics & communications engineeringCommunications engineering / telecommunications Publisher: now publishers Inc Publication Date: 23/04/2014 ISBN-13: 9781601988164  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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