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Study of Excitation on Beam Ports versus Element Ports in Performance Evaluation of Diversity and MIMO Arrays

Nima Jamaly (Institutionen för signaler och system, Antenner) ; C. Gomez-Calero ; Per-Simon Kildal (Institutionen för signaler och system, Antenner) ; Jan Carlsson (Institutionen för signaler och system, Antenner) ; Andreas Wolfgang (Institutionen för signaler och system, Kommunikationssystem)
3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2009; Berlin; Germany; 23 March 2009 through 27 March 2009 p. 1753-1757. (2009)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

The main concern of the current communication is to elicit the influences of beam-forming upon different Multiple- Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) parameters in a rich scattering environment. A detailed study of desired parameters is presented with particular stress on total radiation efficiencies observed on Element ports and Beam ports. Measurements are performed in a Reverberation Chamber (RC). The results illustrate that performance as viewed through Element and Beam ports are, in general, equal. Hence, they confirm that in a rich and isotropic scattering environment, beam-forming technique does not prove beneficial. They also demonstrate that as long as received radiation power is preserved, the shapes of the elements' patterns are irrelevant.

Article number 5067955

Denna post skapades 2009-03-31. Senast ändrad 2016-06-09.
CPL Pubid: 92072


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för signaler och system, Antenner (2005-2014)
Institutionen för signaler och system, Kommunikationssystem (1900-2017)


Elektroteknik och elektronik

Chalmers infrastruktur

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