A Survey on IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Technologies
The wireless field has grown tremendously the last three decades finding its use in educational institutes, offices, etc. Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) is one of the most widely used technologies. Wireless LAN or Wireless Local Area Network refers to the local area network which does not need any wires to communicate with different devices; instead it uses Radio waves and IEEE 802.11 for communication. Wireless LAN comprises of a base stations which are the basic devices with computing capabilities and Access Point (AP) which is nothing but a wireless LAN transceiver which serves as the focal point of a standalone network or acts as the linking or connection point between a wired and wireless network.