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Advances in Propagation Modeling for Wireless Systems

  1. Research Article

    Propagation Measurements and Comparison with EM Techniques for In-Cabin Wireless Networks

    This paper presents results of a narrowband measurement campaign conducted inside a Boeing 737–400 aircraft, the objective being the development of a propagation prediction model which can be used in the deplo...

    Nektarios Moraitis, Philip Constantinou, Fernando Perez Fontan and Pavel Valtr

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:784905

    Published on: 28 April 2009

  2. Research Article

    A Time-Variant MIMO Channel Model Directly Parametrised from Measurements

    This paper presents the Random-Cluster Model (RCM), a stochastic time-variant, frequency-selective, propagation-based MIMO channel model that is directly parametrised from measurements. Using a fully automated...

    Nicolai Czink, Thomas Zemen, Jukka-Pekka Nuutinen, Juha Ylitalo and Ernst Bonek

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:687238

    Published on: 26 April 2009

  3. Research Article

    Reduced Complexity Channel Models for IMT-Advanced Evaluation

    Accuracy and complexity are two crucial aspects of the applicability of a channel model for wideband multiple input multiple output (MIMO) systems. For small number of antenna element pairs, correlation-based ...

    Yu Zhang, Jianhua Zhang, Peter J. Smith, Mansoor Shafi and Ping Zhang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:195480

    Published on: 7 April 2009

  4. Research Article

    Applying FDTD to the Coverage Prediction of WiMAX Femtocells

    Femtocells, or home base stations, are a potential future solution for operators to increase indoor coverage and reduce network cost. In a real WiMAX femtocell deployment in residential areas covered by WiMAX ...

    Alvaro Valcarce, Guillaume De La Roche, Álpar Jüttner, David López-Pérez and Jie Zhang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:308606

    Published on: 30 March 2009

  5. Research Article

    Dynamic Model of Signal Fading due to Swaying Vegetation

    In this contribution, we use fading measurements at 2.45, 5.25, 29, and 60 GHz, and wind speed data, to study the dynamic effects of vegetation on propagating radiowaves. A new simulation model for generating ...

    Michael Cheffena and Torbjörn Ekman

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:306876

    Published on: 25 March 2009

  6. Research Article

    Propagation in Tunnels: Experimental Investigations and Channel Modeling in a Wide Frequency Band for MIMO Applications

    The analysis of the electromagnetic field statistics in an arched tunnel is presented. The investigation is based on experimental data obtained during extensive measurement campaigns in a frequency band extend...

    J.-M. Molina-Garcia-Pardo, M. Lienard and P. Degauque

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:560571

    Published on: 23 March 2009

  7. Research Article

    Mobile Station Spatio-Temporal Multipath Clustering of an Estimated Wideband MIMO Double-Directional Channel of a Small Urban 4.5 GHz Macrocell

    Multipath clusters in a wireless channel could act as additional channels for spatial multiplexing MIMO systems. However, identifying them in order to come up with better cluster channel models has been a hurd...

    Lawrence Materum, Jun-ichi Takada, Ichirou Ida and Yasuyuki Oishi

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:804021

    Published on: 22 March 2009

  8. Research Article

    Towards a Performance Boundary in Calibrating Indoor Ray Tracing Models

    This paper investigates the performance boundaries of a calibrated deterministic indoor channel model. From a propagation modeling point of view, this process allows to assess the weakness of ray tracing and s...

    Jaouhar Jemai and Thomas Kürner

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:532474

    Published on: 8 March 2009

  9. Research Article

    Polarimetric Kronecker Separability of Site-Specific Double-Directional Channel in an Urban Macrocellular Environment

    This paper focuses on the modeling of a double-directional power spectrum density (PSD) between the base station (BS) and mobile station (MS) based on the site-specific measurements in an urban macrocell in To...

    Kriangsak Sivasondhivat, Jun-Ichi Takada, Ichirou Ida and Yasuyuki Oishi

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:715403

    Published on: 23 February 2009