A spatio-temporal ray launching propagation model for UMTS pico and microcellular environments

BS Lee, AR Nix, JP McGeehan

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In this paper a new ray-launching algorithm is presented that builds on earlier image based research models. The algorithm has been developed to meet the advanced propagation needs of third and fourth generation networks. New features are incorporated to model unrestricted multiple reflection, transmission and diffraction in three-dimensional pic0 and microcellular environments. The model simulates full indoor/outdoor interaction, in addition to dedicated indoor or outdoor modelling modes. Results are shown to compare well with wideband microcellular measurements taken in the 2GHz UMTS band.
Translated title of the contributionA Spatio-Temporal Ray Launching Propagation Model for UMTS Pico and Microcellular Environments
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE VTC Spring 2001, Rhodes, May
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages367 - 371
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0750367286
Publication statusPublished - May 2001
Event53rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Spring) - Rhodes, Greece
Duration: 1 May 2001 → …


Conference53rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Spring)
Period1/05/01 → …

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: BS Lee would like to thank ORS for their financial support

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