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60 GHz Wireless Links for Hdtv: Channel Characterization and Error Performance Evaluation

By Andreas G. Siamarou, Panagiotis Theofilakos, and Athanasios G. Kanatas
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 36, 195-205, 2013
doi:10.2528/PIERC12120507

Abstract

This paper presents results from an indoor LOS channel measurement campaign at the 60 GHz band. The results include the Ricean K-factor and time dispersion/frequency selectivity, which dominate the data-rate and error-performance limitations of the channel. Finally, three clusters are identified and the well known Saleh-Valenzuela model is used to statistically describe the interarrival times and the power decay of clusters and multipath components in the clusters.

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Andreas G. Siamarou, Panagiotis Theofilakos, and Athanasios G. Kanatas, "60 GHz Wireless Links for Hdtv: Channel Characterization and Error Performance Evaluation," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 36, 195-205, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERC12120507
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=12120507

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