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Simulation of a smart antenna system

Rosli, Nur Alina Zureen (2008) Simulation of a smart antenna system. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

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Abstract

Smart Antenna technologies will change the economics of 3G radio networks. They provide either a major data capacity gain or a significant reduction in the number of base stations required to achieve a base level of service. When deployed optimally, Smart Antennas can increase the capacity of a network by more than 100% or reduce the required number of base stations to less than 50%. It is not surprising that Smart Antennas are more expensive than conventional technologies. These costs are a fraction on the gain achieved, but they mean that smart deployment will produce the most cost-effective result. This thesis is an overview of Smart Antenna technology, their benefits, how they work and how they can be deployed to best advantage. Implementation that revolves around the Least Mean Square (LMS) adaptive algorithm, chosen for its computational simplicity and high stability algorithm into the MATLAB® simulation of an adaptive array of a smart antenna base station system, is to investigate its performance in the presence of multipath components and multiple users. The simulations illustrate that adaptive array antenna systems are able to adjust their antenna pattern to enhance desired signals, and reduce interference.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Elektrik - Elektronik dan Telekomunikasi)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2008; Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Tharek
Uncontrolled Keywords:smart antenna technologies, 3G radio networks
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:9668
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:18 Jan 2010 07:55
Last Modified:11 Sep 2012 03:12

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