Technologies and performance for non-line-of-sight broadband wireless access networks

Authors

David Gesbert, Luc Haumonte, Helmut Bölcskei, Rajeev Krishnamoorthy, and Arogyaswami J. Paulraj

Reference

IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 86-95, Apr. 2002

DOI: 10.1109/35.995856

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Abstract

This article presents emerging technologies for upcoming non-line-of-sight fixed or stationary broadband wireless access systems. We describe design trade-offs for overall maximization of the radio capacity and coverage of fixed wireless access (FWA) in multicell interference- and fading-prone environments. We characterize quantitatively the impact of key emerging radio technologies on the overall performance.

Keywords

Broadband wireless, fixed access, Internet, smart antennas, MIMO, diversity, OFDM, adaptive modulation, ARQ, ARQF, performance analysis, spectrum efficiency


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