Power Azimuth Spectrum measurements in home and office environments at 62.4 GHz

I Sarris, AR Nix

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Abstract

The high demand for unlicensed spectrum mandates the use of higher frequencies, such as the 60 GHz band, where large amounts unlicensed bandwidth exists. In this paper, the results from Power Azimuth Spectrum (PAS) measurements in a home and an office environment are presented with a view of revealing the amount of scattering power at that frequency and its relative power to the Line-of-Sight (LoS) signal. More-over, a tractable scheme is proposed for the estimation of the Power Azimuth Spectrum from absolute power measurement data which produces a very close fit with the measured PAS. A discussion is made on the accuracy of this method which is dependent on the directionality of the antenna elements, the fading in the channel and the presence of noise
Translated title of the contributionPower Azimuth Spectrum measurements in home and office environments at 62.4 GHz
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Athens, Greece
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1 - 4
ISBN (Print)9781424411443
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007
Event18th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (2007) - Athens, Greece
Duration: 1 Sep 2007 → …

Conference

Conference18th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (2007)
Abbreviated titlePIMRC
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Period1/09/07 → …

Bibliographical note

Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: IEEE 18th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 2007 (PIMRC 2007)
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Additional information: With accompanying conference presentation

Sponsorship: The authors would like to thank Prof. M. Al. Nuaimi, Dr. J. Richter and Dr. T.R. Fernandes from the University of Glamorgan, U.K. for their invaluable help throughout this measurement campaign. Moreover, the authors would also like to thank Mr. M. Matthaiou for a number of useful technical discussions. This work was partly performed under the IST FP6 ASTRALS project by Mitsubishi Electric ITE-VIL and the University of Bristol, U.K.

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Keywords

  • Power Azimuth Spectrum (PAS)
  • Line-of-Sight (LoS)
  • antennas
  • fading channels
  • power measurement

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