Experimental analysis of multidimensional radio channels

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Kalliola, Kimmo
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T09:15:14Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T09:15:14Z
dc.date.issued 2002-02-15
dc.identifier.isbn 951-22-5705-X
dc.identifier.issn 1456-3835
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/2163
dc.description.abstract In this thesis new systems for radio channel measurements including space and polarization dimensions are developed for studying the radio propagation in wideband mobile communication systems. Multidimensional channel characterization is required for building channel models for new systems capable of exploiting the spatial nature of the channel. It also gives insight into the dominant propagation mechanisms in complex radio environments, where their prediction is difficult, such as urban and indoor environments. The measurement systems are based on the HUT/IDC wideband radio channel sounder, which was extended to enable real-time multiple output channel measurements at practical mobile speeds at frequencies up to 18 GHz. Two dual-polarized antenna arrays were constructed for 2 GHz, having suitable properties for characterizing the 3-D spatial radio channel at both ends of a mobile communication link. These implementations and their performance analysis are presented. The usefulness of the developed measurement systems is demonstrated by performing channel measurements at 2 GHz and analyzing the experimental data. Spatial channels of both the mobile and base stations are analyzed, as well as the double-directional channel that fully characterizes the propagation between two antennas. It is shown through sample results that spatial domain channel measurements can be used to gain knowledge on the dominant propagation mechanisms or verify the current assumptions. Also new statistical information about scatterer distribution at the mobile station in urban environment is presented based on extensive real-time measurements. The developed techniques and collected experimental data form a good basis for further comparison with existing deterministic propagation models and development of new spatial channel models. en
dc.format.extent 54, [105]
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Helsinki University of Technology en
dc.publisher Teknillinen korkeakoulu fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Helsinki University of Technology Radio Laboratory publications. Report S en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 251 en
dc.relation.haspart K. Kalliola and P. Vainikainen, Characterization system for radio channel of adaptive array antennas, Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC'97), Helsinki, Finland, September 1-4, 1997, pp. 95-99. [article1.pdf] © 1997 IEEE. By permission.
dc.relation.haspart K. Kalliola, H. Laitinen, L. I. Vaskelainen, and P. Vainikainen, Real-time 3D spatial-temporal dual-polarized measurement of wideband radio channel at mobile station, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp. 439-448 (2000). [article2.pdf] © 2000 IEEE. By permission.
dc.relation.haspart J. Laurila, K. Kalliola, M. Toeltsch, K. Hugl, P. Vainikainen, and E. Bonek, Wideband 3-D characterization of mobile radio channels in urban environment, Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. [article3.pdf] © 2002 by authors and © 2002 IEEE. By permission.
dc.relation.haspart M. Toeltsch, J. Laurila, K. Kalliola, A. F. Molisch, P. Vainikainen, and E. Bonek, Statistical characterization of urban spatial radio channels, Accepted for publication in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas on Communications. [article4.pdf] © 2002 by authors and © 2002 IEEE. By permission.
dc.relation.haspart K. Kalliola, H. Laitinen, K. Sulonen, L. Vuokko, and P. Vainikainen, Directional radio channel measurements at mobile station in different radio environments at 2.15 GHz, Proceedings of 4th European Personal Mobile Communications Conference (EPMCC2001), Vienna, Austria, February 20-22, 2001, CD-ROM ÖVE 27 (ISBN 3-85133-023-4), pap113.pdf. [article5.pdf] © 2001 Österreichisher Verband fur Electrotechnik OVE. By permission.
dc.relation.haspart K. Kalliola, K. Sulonen, H. Laitinen, O. Kivekäs, J. Krogerus, and P. Vainikainen, Angular power distribution and mean effective gain of mobile antenna in different propagation environments, Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. © 2002 by authors and [article6.pdf] © 2002 IEEE. By permission.
dc.subject.other Electrical engineering en
dc.title Experimental analysis of multidimensional radio channels en
dc.type G5 Artikkeliväitöskirja fi
dc.description.version reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Electrical and Communications Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Sähkö- ja tietoliikennetekniikan osasto fi
dc.subject.keyword mobile communication en
dc.subject.keyword radio propagation en
dc.subject.keyword channel sounding en
dc.subject.keyword multipath channels en
dc.subject.keyword polarization en
dc.identifier.urn urn:nbn:fi:tkk-001336
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.type.ontasot Väitöskirja (artikkeli) fi
dc.type.ontasot Doctoral dissertation (article-based) en
dc.contributor.lab Radio Laboratory en
dc.contributor.lab Radiolaboratorio fi


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