Electromagnetic Spectrum Contribution in Astronomy, Health, Atmospheric, Geology and Environment Applications

Seyed Zekavat, Fatemeh Afghah, Roohollah Askari, Jacques Delabrouille, Nancy French, Jason C. Furtado, Shaul Hanany, Victor Lubecke

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Abstract

Spectrum technologies are shaping the way our world connects, communicates, and functions. Radio nodes connect through a nearly ubiquitous wireless mesh of other nodes, access points, satellites, and base stations to support an ever-expanding panorama of applications, spanning communication, autonomous navigation and transportation, radar-based geo-sciences, soil-sciences, renewable energy, space surveillance, environment and healthcare, smart buildings and grids, precision agriculture, consumer and industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT), and other elements of the emerging smart world. This paper offers an overview on the impact of the current and future diverse applications on the radio spectrum. Specific applications to be addressed include astronomy, health, atmospheric, geosciences, and wildfire monitoring. These applications along with many other emerging applications highlight the critical need of implementation of Intelligent Radios and dynamic spectrum access techniques that enable efficient spectrum management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)281-302
Number of pages22
JournalInternational Journal of Wireless Information Networks
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work has been partially supported by the NSF SII-2037782. The work of Fatemeh Afghah is supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, United States of America under award number FA9550-20-1-0090 and the National Science Foundation, United States of America under Grants Number CNS-2034218 and CNS-2039026. Data sharing is not applicable to this article as no new data were created or analyzed in this study.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2022, The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature.

Keywords

  • Intelligent radio
  • Interference management
  • Spectrum management
  • Spectrumapplications

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