Personal and Body Area Network Channels between Dual Band Button Antennas

Batchelor, J.C. and Swaisaenyakorn, S. and Miller, J.A. (2009) Personal and Body Area Network Channels between Dual Band Button Antennas. In: Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference 2009, 7th - 10th December, 2009, Singapore. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This paper describes an assessment of space diversity for bodyworn Dual Band Metallic Button Antennas. The optimal combination of locations has been assessed according to the received signal envelope, cross-correlation coefficient and diversity gain for the ISM bands at 2.45 and 5.5GHz. Received signal envelopes were combined using the Selection, Maximum Ratio and Equal Gain combining algorithms. Results are taken with both vertical and horizontal polarizations for different body positions with respect to the transmitting antenna.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7871.6 Antennas and waveguides
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2010 20:39
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2010 20:39
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23581 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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