State of the Art in Power Line Communications: From the Applications to the Medium

Cristina Cano, Alberto Pittolo, David Malone, Lutz Lampe, Andrea M. Tonello, Anand G. Dabak
2016 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
In recent decades, power line communication has attracted considerable attention from the research community and industry, as well as from regulatory and standardization bodies. In this article we provide an overview of both narrowband and broadband systems, covering potential applications, regulatory and standardization efforts and recent research advancements in channel characterization, physical layer performance, medium access and higher layer specifications and evaluations. We also
more » ... areas of current and further study that will enable the continued success of power line communication technology.
doi:10.1109/jsac.2016.2566018 fatcat:wt5vyt3nrnearc5cpqwttyqzf4