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Angle of arrival estimation of on-body channels

Kamarudin, Muhammad Ramlee and Nechayev, Y. I. and Hall, P. S. (2007) Angle of arrival estimation of on-body channels. In: 2nd European Conference On Antennas And Propagation EUCAP 07, Edinburgh, UK, 2007, Institution of Engineering and Technology, Edinburgh UK.

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Abstract

Angle of arrival (AoA) estimation has been performed on five on-body channels, namely belt-to-chest, belt-to-wrist, belt-to-ankle, belt-to-head and belt-to-back. The transmitter was always placed on the belt whilst the receiver was located on the points mentioned above. A quarter wavelength monopole and a switched beam array were used, respectively, as a transmitter and a receiver. The results show that the main propagation paths of the transmitted signal are limited to a limited interval of the AoA range. Such AoA estimates for on-body propagation channels can be used for designing better fixed beam and pattern diversity antennas.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:estimation, body, channels
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:13769
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:12 Aug 2011 01:51
Last Modified:06 Aug 2017 00:31

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