1          Books

  1. W T Webb and L Hanzo, “Quadrature Amplitude Modulation”, John Wiley (UK) and the IEEE (USA) 1994.
  2. W T Webb, “Introduction to Wireless Local Loop”, Artech House, 1998.
  3. W T Webb, “Understanding Cellular Radio”, Artech House, 1998.
  4. W T Webb, “The Complete Wireless Communications Professional”, Artech House 1999.
  5. L Hanzo, W T Webb and T Keller, “Single and multi-carrier quadrature amplitude modulation: principles and applications for personal communications, WLANs and broadcasting”, Wiley, Chichester, 2000.
  6. W T Webb, “Introduction to Wireless Local Loop: Narrowband and Broadband Systems”, Artech House, 2000 (second edition).
  7. W T Webb, “The Future of Wireless Communications”, Artech House, 2001.
  8. L Hanzo, K Ng, T Keller and W Webb, “Quadrature Amplitude Modulation, Second Edition”, Wiley 2004.
  9. W T Webb, “Wireless Communications: The Future”, Wiley, Chichester, 2007.
  10. M Cave, C Doyle and W T Webb, “Essentials of Modern Spectrum Management”, CambridgeUniversity Press, 2007.
  11. W Webb, “Being Mobile: Future Wireless Technologies and Applications”, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  12. W Webb, “Understanding Weightless”, Cambridge University Press, March 2012.
  13. W Webb, “Dynamic White Space Spectrum Access”, Webb Search, October 2013.

2.         Papers and book chapters

  1. W T Webb and K G Nichols, “Microprocessor design using a silicon compiler”, IEE Proc. Pt.E, Vol.138, No.4, July 1991, pp232-240
  2. E Issman and W T Webb, “Carrier recovery for 16-level QAM in mobile radio”, IEE Colloquium on Multi-level Modulation Techniques, IEE Digest No. 1990/045, March 1990, Paper 9.
  3. W T Webb and R Steele, “16-level circular QAM transmissions over a Raleigh fading channel”, ibid., Paper 6.
  4. W T Webb, L Hanzo and R Steele, “Bandwidth efficient QAM schemes for Raleigh fading channels”, IEE 5th Int. Conference on Radio Receivers and Associated Systems, Cambridge, July 1990, IEE Digest No. 1990/325, pp139-142.
  5. W T Webb, L Hanzo and R Steele, “Speech and data transmissions via QAM for mobile personal communications”, IEE Colloquium on University Research into Mobile Radio, Nov 1990, IEE Digest No. 1990/143.
  6. W T Webb, L Hanzo, R Salami and R Steele, “Does 16-QAM provide an alternative to the half-rate GSM speech coder?”, Proc. IEEE VTC, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, May 1991, pp511-516.
  7. W T Webb, L Hanzo and R Steele, “Bandwidth efficient QAM schemes for Raleigh fading channels”, IEE Proc. Pt. I, Vol. 138, No. 3, June 1991, pp169-175.
  8. W T Webb and R Steele, “A 32Mbit/s mobile radio system”, IEE 6th Int. Conference on Mobile Radio and Personal Communications, Warwick, Dec 1991, IEE Digest No. 351, pp31-38.
  9. W T Webb and R Steele, “Equaliser techniques for QAM transmissions over mobile radio channels”, IEE Proc. Pt. I, Vol. 138, No.6, Dec 1991, pp566-576.
  10. W T Webb, “QAM. The modulation scheme for future mobile radio communications?”, IEE Electronics and Communications Journal, Vol. 4, No. 4, Aug 1992, pp167-176. Awarded the IERE Benefactors Premium
  11. W T Webb, “Modulation methods for PCNs”, IEEE Communication Magazine, Vol.30, No.12, Dec 1992, pp90-95.
  12. W T Webb and R Steele, “Microcellular design system (MIDAS)”, IEE Conference on Microcellular Propagation Modelling, IEE Digest No. 1992/234, Nov 1992.
  13. J C S Cheung, L Hanzo, W T Webb and R Steele, “Effects of PRMA on objective speech quality”, Electronics Letters, Vol.29, No.2, Jan 1992, pp152-153.
  14. L Hanzo, J C S Cheung, W T Webb and R Steele, “A packet reservation multiple access assisted cordless telecommunications system”, IEEE Trans. on Vehicular. Tech., Vol.43, No.2, May 1994, pp234-244
  15. L Hanzo, J C S Cheung, R Steele and W T Webb, “Performance of PRMA schemes via fading channels”, IEEE VTC’93, NJ, USA, pp913-916.
  16. W T Webb, “Spectrum efficiency of multilevel modulation schemes in mobile radio communications”, IEEE Trans. on Comms, Vol. 43, No 8, Aug 1995, pp2344-2349.
  17. W T Webb, “Sizing up the microcell for mobile radio communications”, IEE Electronics and Communications Jnl., Vol. 5, No. 3, June 1993, pp133-140.
  18. P Gould, W T Webb and R Steele, “Communications to the home via star QAM”, IEE Colloquium on Customer Access, the Last 1.6 km, IEE Digest 1993/134, June 1993, Paper 7.
  19. W T Webb and R Steele, “Variable rate QAM for mobile radio”, IEEE Trans. on Comms, Vol. 43, No 7, July 1995, pp2223-2230.
  20. W T Webb, J E B Williams and R Steele, “Microcellular teletraffic levels”, IEE 7th Int. Conference. on Mobile Personal Comms., Brighton, Dec 1993, Conference. Pub. No. 387, pp125-130.
  21. X Lin, L Hanzo, R Steele and W T Webb, “Subband/multipulse/BCH coded 16-QAM audio broadcasting scheme for mobile receivers”, IEEE Trans. on Broadcasting, Vol. 39, No. 4, Dec 1993, pp373-382.
  22. W T Webb and R D Shenton, “Railway communications”, IEE Electronics and Communications Journal, Vol.6, No.4, Aug 1994, pp195-202.
  23. L Hanzo, W T Webb, R Steele and R A Salami, “On QAM speech transmissions for microcellular mobile PCNs”, European Trans On Telecoms, Vol.4, No.5, Sept 1993, pp495 – 510.
  24. W T Webb, “Advanced telecommunication services”, IEE Seminar on Intelligent Networks, London, 1994, IEE Digest 1994/070 pp2/1 – 2/8.
  25. L Hanzo, J Streit, R Salami and W T Webb, “A low-rate multi-level voice/video transceiver for personal communications”, Wireless Personal Communications, Vol. 2, 1995, pp217 – 234.
  26. W T Webb, P Marks, “Pricing the ether”, IEE Review, March 1996, pp57 – 60
  27. W T Webb, “TETRA versus GSM”, Land Mobile, Sept 1995, pp14 – 15.
  28. W T Webb and P Marks, “Cultivating the spectrum”, Land Mobile, Nov 1995, pp26 – 27.
  29. P Marks, W T Webb, “Measuring the value of radio spectrum”, Mobile Communications International, Feb 1996, pp37 – 41.
  30. W T Webb, “The convergence of cellular and PMR and the implications for third generation mobile systems”, IEE Colloquium on Mobile Communications towards the year 2000, May 1996, Ref. 1996/115, pp7/1 – 7/6.
  31. W T Webb, “GSM, UMTS and the third generation”, GSM Quarterly, July 1996, Issue 3, pp12 – 16.
  32. W T Webb, “Should spectrum managers be mandating standards?”, Mobile Communications Int., Issue 35, Oct 1996, pp57-65.
  33. W T Webb, “The new economic tools for spectrum management”, Mobile Communications International, Issue 39, March 1997, pp53-57.
  34. W T Webb, “The impact of radio spectrum availability on wireless local loop networks”, Advanced Cordless Communications, August 1997, pp15-17.
  35. W T Webb, “Mobility in the local loop – a case of mistaken identity?”, Mobile Communications International (leading article), September 1997, pp79-84.
  36. W T Webb, “The role of economic techniques in spectrum management”, IEEE Communications Magazine, March 1998, pp102-107.
  37. W T Webb, “Wireless local loop at the cross-roads”, Wireless Access Technologies, March 1998, pp34-37.
  38. W T Webb, “Wireless local loop: Ideal isn’t real”, Tele.com, April 98, pp78-81.
  39. D Bull, N Canagarajah and A Nix, “Mobile Multimedia Communications”, W T Webb et al, Chapter 20, “A narrowband mobile multimedia system”, Academic Press, 1998.
  40. Z Zvonar and P Jung (Editors), “GSM communications towards third generation systems”, W T Webb, Chapter 2, “Advanced Speech Call Items”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, London, 1998.
  41. W T Webb, “On the inside – GSM1800 for in-building systems”, Mobile Communications International, June 1998, pp82-83.
  42. W T Webb, “Spectrum management issues for WLL”, Wireless Access Technologies, July 1998, pp42-45.
  43. W T Webb, “WLL goes broadband”, Mobile Communications International, Sept 1998, pp49-50.
  44. W T Webb, “A comparison of wireless local loop with competing technologies”, IEE Electronics and Communications Journal, Vol 10, No 5, October 98, pp205 – 212. Dr Webb was guest editor for this journal and wrote the editorial “One day, all new local loop connections will be wireless”.
  45. W T Webb, “A WLL network in the making”, Wireless Technologies in the local loop 98/99, pp68-71.
  46. W T Webb, “CDMA for WLL”, Mobile Communications International, Issue 57, Dec 98, pp61-64.
  47. W T Webb, M Gallagher, “UMTS – the next generation of mobile radio”, IEE Review, March 99, pp59-63.
  48. W T Webb, “Third generation mobile: an exciting challenge”, IEE Electronics and Communications Journal, June 2000. Dr Webb was the guest editor for this journal and planned and solicited the contributions as well as writing the editorial.
  49. W T Webb, “Wireless local loop as a fixed / mobile convergence solution”, International Journal of Communication Systems, 2000, 13, pp271-279, published by John Wiley.
  50. W T Webb, “Realising the broadband future”, IEE Review, July 2000, pp19 – 23.
  51. W T Webb, “Broadband fixed wireless access as a key component of the future integrated communications environment”, IEEE Communications Magazine, Sept 2001, Vol 39, No 9, pp.115-121.
  52. W T Webb, “What prospects does the longer term hold for 3G?”, Third Generation Bulletin, Jan 2002, pp23-24.
  53. W T Webb, “There’s been a change of plan”, Wireless Evolution, Feb 2002, pp24-26.
  54. W T Webb, “An early taste of 3G”, Mobile Communications International, Feb 2002, pp73-78.
  55. W T Webb, “W-LAN – Friend or foe?”, 3G Strategies for Operators, Mar 2002, Issue 8, pp25-28.
  56. W T Webb, “Battling a mindset: W-LAN could threaten a 3G future”, Wireless Europe, April 2002, pp 23-24.
  57. W T Webb, “Bluetooth CTP could shake mobile industry”, Planet Wireless, Aug 2002, pp23-25.
  58. W T Webb, “At last, a wireless network worthy of the title ‘broadband’”, In Focus, Summer 2002, Issue 29, pp5-6.
  59. W T Webb, “Remote control on life”, Service Management Magazine, Nov 2002, pp 29 – 32 and Dec 2002 pp23-26.
  60. W T Webb, “W-LANs may be complimentary, but that does not mean that cellular operators can ignore them”, GSM World Focus, Feb 2003, pp 44 – 46.
  61. W T Webb, “Critical decisions for cellular operators”, Mobile Communications International, Feb 2003, pp96.
  62. W T Webb, “Role of wireless in broadband access”, IEE Computing and Control Engineering, Feb 2003, pp14-19.
  63. W T Webb, “Solving the wireless Internet access riddle”, Wall Street Journal Europe, 16 June 2003, ppA8.
  64. W T Webb, “The coming mobile service price war”, Wall Street Journal Europe, 27 October 2003, ppA9.
  65. M Cave and W Webb, “Licence to interfere”, IEE Communications Engineer, Dec 2003, pp42-46.
  66. W Webb, “Useful, under the right circumstances – a guide to OFDM”, IEE Communications Magazine, Feb / March 04, pp30-35.
  67. W Webb, “The Ofcom Spectrum Framework Review”, IEE Communications Engineer, Feb 2005, pp32-35.
  68. W Webb, “The futurologist who looked back”, IEE Communications Engineer, June 2005, pp18-21.
  69. W Webb, “Laying down the law – a guide to empirical laws”, IEE Communications Engineer, Feb 2006, pp 18-23.
  70. W Webb, “Protecting phone systems: Making telecommunications networks disaster-proof”, Ingenia (the magazine of the Royal Academy of Engineering), Issue 26, March 2006, pp 13-17.
  71. W Webb, “A licence to do (almost) anything you want”, IET Communications Engineer, Dec 2006, pp12-16.
  72. W Webb, “Viewpoint: Steady as she goes”, IET Engineering & Technology, Jan 2007, pp35.
  73. W Webb, “Wireless communications reach maturity”, Ingenia, March 2007, pp43-47.
  74. R Karimi, W Webb, “Unlicensed”, IET Communications Engineer, April 2007, pp23-27.
  75. W Webb, “Digital Switchover”, Ingenia, June 2007, pp38-40.
  76. W Webb, “Wireless Communications: 2020”, Radio Science Bulletin No 323, Dec 2007, pp26 – 35.
  77. W Webb, “Can regional clusters be engineered?”, Ingenia Issue 34, March 2008, pp43-46.
  78. W Webb, “Licensed to do anything”, IET Engineering & Technology, 26 April 08, pp75-77.
  79. W Webb, “Innovations: The top dozen”, IET Engineering & Technology, 7 June 08, pp72-75.
  80. W Webb, “The problem of two ends”, IET Engineering & Technology, 26 July 2008, pp76.
  81. W Webb, “If we launch it will they come?”, IET Engineering & Technology, 17 Jan 2009, pp82-83.
  82. M Cave, W Webb, “Can market-based spectrum management methods deliver optimal receiver performance?”, ICT Shaping the World, Wiley, 2009 (published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ETSI).
  83. W Webb, “An optimal way to licence spectrum”, Telecommunications Policy 33(2009) pp230-237.
  84. W Webb, “Mind the gaps”, IET Engineering & Technology, 9 May 2009, pp66-69.
  85. W Webb, “Wireless Communications: Is the future playing out as predicted”, IJITN Vol 1, Issue 1 (2009), pp9-18
  86. W Webb, “Wireless communications to 2020 and beyond”, Ingenia Issue 41, pp17-20.
  87. D Roberson and W Webb, “Radio frequency spectrum and regulation”, chapter in “Cognitive radio communications and networks”, edited by Wyglinski, Nekovee and Hou, Elsevier and Academic Press, 2010.
  88. S Burdon, W Webb and N Courtney, “Leading digital economies: a best practice approach to converged regulation”, Info (the journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media), Vol 12, No 3, 2010, pp3-15
  89. W Webb, “Being Mobile”, IET Engineering & Technology, October 2010, pp64-65.
  90. W Webb, “Dynamic spectrum access is the solution, what’s the problem?”, Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Volume 69, Issue 1 (2012), Page 5-9.
  91. W Webb, “Finding 4G’s Grid-to-Go”, IET Engineering & Technology, January 2012, pp90-92.
  92. R Harper (Ed), “The Connected Home: The Future of Domestic Life”, Springer 2011, W Webb contributed Chapter 2 “The networked home: The way of the future or a vision too far?”
  93. M Cave, W Webb, “The unfinished history of usage rights for spectrum”, Telecommunications Policy 36 (2012) 293–300.
  94. R Robinson, W Webb, “What’s so clever about smart cities?”, Ingenia, Issue 50, March 2012, pp31-36.
  95. W Webb, “Weightless: The technology to finally realise the M2M vision”, IJITN, April 2012, Vol 2, No 4, pp30-37.
  96. W Webb, “Going with the flow”, IET Engineering & Technology, July 2012, pp82-85.
  97. W Webb, “On using white space spectrum”, IEEE Communications Magazine, Aug 2012, pp145-151.
  98. W Webb, “The European spectrum capacity crunch”, Microwave Journal, September 2012, Vol 55, No 9, pp24-34 (cover story).
  99. W Webb, “The role of networking standards in building the Internet of Things”, Digiworld Economic Journal, no. 87, 3rd Q. 2012, pp 57-66
  100. W Webb, “Found: the missing piece of a transportation study”, ITS International, July/Aug 2012, pp 60-61.
  101. W Webb (rapporteur), “Spectrum as a resource for enabling innovation policy”, The Aspen Institute, March 2013.
  102. W Webb, “Standard’s net gains”, IET Engineering & Technology, June 2013, pp76-78.


3          Patents

  1. Patent No. 9023605.0, “Equalisers for QAM transmissions over mobile radio channels”.
  2. Patent No. 92924333.5 & PCT GB92/01196, “Clock recovery system for multi-level modulation”.
  3. Patent No. 9114615.9, “Repeater base station with feedback cancellation”.
  4. Patent No. 92910845.4 & PCT GB92/00988 “Variable rate QAM systems”.
  5. Patent No. GB2492182 “Flexible base stations” (May 2013).
  6. Patent No. 1109874.6 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 060169, “M2M in white space” (pending, as at June 2013).
  7. Patent No. 1109850.6 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 060979, “Scheduling of channels in a frequency hopping system” (pending, as at June 2013).
  8. Patent No. 1109854.8 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 061087, “White space database with pre-defined cell areas” (pending, as at June 2013).
  9. Patent No. 1109844.9 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 057973, “Multiple acknowledgement systems for broadcast calls” (pending, as at June 2013).
  10. Patent No. 1109853 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 058429, “Frequency planning in a frequency hopped network” (pending, as at June 2013).
  11. Patent No. 1115528 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 061097, “Using handover to determine location” (pending, as at June 2013).
  12. Patent No. 1115527.2 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 061106, “Terminal based handover for load management” (pending, as at June 2013).
  13. Patent No. 1114420.1 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 061173, “Multi-frame transmission for combined M2M and broadband” (pending, as at June 2013).
  14. Patent No. GB2494724 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 059332, “Pre-emptive signalling to forestall multiple alerts” (granted July 2013).
  15. Patent No. 1115379.8 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 061149, “TDMA to share white space between base stations” (pending, as at June 2013).
  16. Patent No. GB2491908 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 058203, “Calibration mode within a white space network”, granted July 2013.
  17. Patent No. 1115996.9 (UK) and PCT/EP2012/ 058730, “Determination of static terminals for scheduling” (pending, as at June 2013).
  18. Patent No. PCT/EP2012/ 061103, “Using a database as a synchronisation and authentication device” (pending, as at June 2013).
  19. Patent No. PCT/EP2012/ 060978, “Using a database as a synchronisation device” (pending, as at June 2013).
  20. Patent No. PCT/EP2012/ 061147, “Combined licensed and unlicensed spectrum for M2M” (pending, as at June 2013).
  21. Patent No. 1211564.8 (UK) and PCT/EP2013/063229, “Terminal commissioning process using a triplet of secure numbers” (pending, as at June 2013).