MIMO channel measurements and analysis with prototype user devices in a 2GHz urban cell

MA Beach, MR Hunukumbure

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Abstract

This paper describes an outdoor MIMO measurement campaign conducted in the 2GHz band employing a sounding bandwidth of 20MHz. The study aimed to compare the MIMO performance of two prototype devices with a reference dipole antenna module. The results obtained reveal a systematic blocking of one of the PDA antenna ports with the user's thumb alongside a significant reduction in the available MIMO channel capacity. The laptop MIMO enabled device was found to offer good MIMO capacity enhancement, matching the performance achieved with the dipole antennas.
Translated title of the contributionMIMO channel measurements and analysis with prototype user devices in a 2GHz urban cell
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE 17th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2006
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1 - 5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)1424403308
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2006
Event17th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2006. (PIMRC 2006) - Helsinki, Finland
Duration: 1 Sep 2006 → …

Conference

Conference17th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2006. (PIMRC 2006)
CountryFinland
CityHelsinki
Period1/09/06 → …

Bibliographical note

Name and Venue of Event: IEEE 17th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2006
Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: IEEE 17th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2006
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Additional information: With accompanying conference poster

Sponsorship: This project was conducted under the Mobile VCE elective program and jointly sponsored by Nortel, Toshiba, Fujitsu, BT and Samsung. The authors would like to thank our sponsors for their financial backing and the numerous technical contributions to this project. Also the authors wish to thank Dr. Phill Rogers and Mr. Henry Hunt
Grubbe of CCR, Univ. of Bristol for their contributions in antenna design and pattern measurements.

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