Impact of Antenna Choices on the Reliability of Mobile Broadband Transmission at Millimetre-Wave Frequencies

  • António Gusmão
  • Rui Dinis
  • Paulo Silva


This paper deals with the impact of several antenna choices on the radio transmission performance within a cellular Mobile Broadband System (MBS) currently under research in Europe. Several antenna types are considered, namely switchable-beam antennas and adaptive antennas employing a phased array approach. Several simulation results are presented and discussed: they show that some directivity in the MS antenna is recommendable for an acceptable performance, and that the proposed adaptive MS antennas can be of interest for MBS, namely for advanced system implementation stages.


Mean Square Error Channel Impulse Response Distribute Antenna System Adaptive Antenna Antenna Type 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • António Gusmão
    • 1
  • Rui Dinis
    • 1
  • Paulo Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.CAPSInstituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco PaisLisboa CodexPortugal

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