Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):

L. Hao, S. Schwarz et al.:
"Measurement-based Double-Directional Polarimetric Characterization of Outdoor Massive MIMO Propagation Channels at 3.5GHz";
Poster: IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Atlanta, USA; 05-26-2020 - 05-29-2020; in: "Proc IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC)", (2020), 1 - 5.

English abstract:
Massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) is a key technology for 5G wireless communications since it can improve network throughput, capacity, spatial efficiency, etc. utilizing large-scale antenna arrays. In this paper, we study the direction of departure (DOD) and direction of arrival (DOA) power spectra and the angular spreads for suburban line-of-sight (LoS) environment. Our study is based on a measurement campaign conducted at a carrier frequency of 3.5GHz, with a bandwidth of 160MHz and 45◦dual-polarized 48 planar and cylindrical antenna arrays at the transmitter and the receiver, respectively. The space-alternating generalized expectation-maximization (SAGE) algorithm is applied to jointly estimate the DOA, DOD, delay and complex amplitude of the propagation channel measured by the massive MIMO system. Results show that the double-directional channel characteristics exhibit dependence with the employed polarization combination. The obtained characterization results are of great value for the analysis of polarization-dependent design and antenna selection strategies for MIMO systems.

Massive MIMO, large-scale antenna array, channel characteristics, polarization

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