MIMO systems, antenna arrays, antenna radiation patterns, channel capacity, correlation methods, diversity reception, electromagnetic wave polarisation
This paper provides an analytical framework useful for assessing the use of all six electric and magnetic electromagnetic field polarizations for multiantenna communications systems. The approach uses a mapping between the induced signal currents and the received electromagnetic field in order to formulate a diversity interpretation of the six-polarization problem. Application of the framework to a simple, yet representative, channel model demonstrates that for full multipath elevation and azimuthal angle spread, six communication modes are theoretically possible. However, to implement the system requires more antenna design work since a straightforward implementation is found to reduce the potential number of modes to three.
Original Publication Citation
Svantesson, T., M. A. Jensen, and J. W. Wallace. "Analysis of Electromagnetic Field Polarizations in Multiantenna Systems." Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on 3.2 (24): 641-6
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Jensen, Michael A.; Wallace, Jon W.; and Svantesson, Thomas, "Analysis of electromagnetic field polarizations in multi-antenna systems" (2004). Faculty Publications. 452.
Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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