Reliable and Available Wireless Technologies
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RAW                                                      P. Thubert, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                             Cisco Systems
Intended status: Informational                             D. Cavalcanti
Expires: 23 April 2021                                             Intel
                                                           X. Vilajosana
                                         Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
                                                              C. Schmitt
                                         Research Institute CODE, UniBwM
                                                               J. Farkas
                                                                Ericsson
                                                         20 October 2020

              Reliable and Available Wireless Technologies
                     draft-ietf-raw-technologies-00

Abstract

   This document presents a series of recent technologies that are
   capable of time synchronization and scheduling of transmission,
   making them suitable to carry time-sensitive flows with high
   reliability and availbility.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  On Scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Benefits of Scheduling on Wires . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  Benefits of Scheduling on Wireless  . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  IEEE 802.11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.1.  Provenance and Documents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.2.  802.11ax High Efficiency (HE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.2.1.  General Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.2.2.  Applicability to deterministic flows  . . . . . . . .   9
     4.3.  802.11be Extreme High Throughput (EHT)  . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.3.1.  General Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.3.2.  Applicability to deterministic flows  . . . . . . . .  11
     4.4.  802.11ad and 802.11ay (mmWave operation)  . . . . . . . .  12
       4.4.1.  General Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.4.2.  Applicability to deterministic flows  . . . . . . . .  13
   5.  IEEE 802.15.4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.1.  Provenance and Documents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.2.  TimeSlotted Channel Hopping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       5.2.1.  General Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       5.2.2.  Applicability to Deterministic Flows  . . . . . . . .  16
   6.  5G  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
     6.1.  Provenance and Documents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
     6.2.  General Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  32
     6.3.  Deployment and Spectrum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  33
     6.4.  Applicability to Deterministic Flows  . . . . . . . . . .  34
       6.4.1.  System Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  34
       6.4.2.  Overview of The Radio Protocol Stack  . . . . . . . .  36
       6.4.3.  Radio (PHY) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  37
       6.4.4.  Scheduling and QoS (MAC)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  39
       6.4.5.  Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) Integration . . . . .  41
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