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A Multiple Beam Lte Base Station Antenna With Simultaneous Vertical And Horizontal Sectorization

Mohamed Sanad, Noha Hassan
2018 Zenodo  
The proposed multi-beam base station antenna can cover an unlimited number of wireless applications, regardless of their frequency bands.  ...  A low wind-load light-weight broad-band multi-beam base station antenna has been developed. It can generate any required number of beams with the required beamwidths.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Ibrahim Abdelgaied and Aya Osama for their great effort in preparing this paper. A part of this R&D project was financed by Vodafone.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1315641 fatcat:xz67sj3vrbdjdaqw2nbjbgrzx4

Impact of antenna patterns and orientations in heterogeneous LTE-Advanced networks

Zuhanis Mansor, Evangelos Mellios, Andrew Nix, Joe McGeehan, Geoffrey Hilton
2012 2012 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP)  
In this paper we study the impact of antenna patterns and orientations on the downlink of an OFDMA LTE-Advanced system.  ...  The received bit mutual information rate (RBIR) abstraction technique is applied for all modulation and coding schemes (MCS) to determine the optimal physical layer throughput.  ...  Figure 4 : 4 Validation for wideband channel III. TEST SCENARIOS AND ANTENNA CONFIGURATION Our HetNet scenario consists of a large macro base station and a single pico base station.  ... 
doi:10.1109/eucap.2012.6206032 fatcat:swgdjiuuebe4jbt52rj5gi5w54

Impact of base station antenna height and antenna tilt on performance of LTE systems

Jolly Parikh
2014 IOSR Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering  
The impact of base station antenna height and antenna tilt on SINR in LTE systems have been discussed in this paper.  ...  Vienna LTE system level simulator has been used to obtain the results for studying the performance of LTE systems.  ...  Antenna height and antenna tilt are two of the few parameters considered for optimization of the network performance.  ... 
doi:10.9790/1676-09450611 fatcat:txqtlxxqxvbjtpuuirc7xaxgmi

Decoupling antenna height and tilt adaptation in large cellular networks

Husam Al Hakim, Harald Eckhardt, Stefan Valentin
2011 2011 8th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems  
Based on a practical self-optimization heuristic and on LTE assumptions, our simulation results show that the factors antenna height and vertical tilt angle do not interact.  ...  This indicates that both factors can be independently adapted, which is a significant practical benefit for optimizing the Utility of large cellular networks.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors gratefully thank Edgar Kuehn, Siegfried Klein and Ulrich Birkel for their support and valuable discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iswcs.2011.6125300 dblp:conf/iswcs/HakimEV11 fatcat:q2xphb74yvegtkiuvli3ue75fi

Development of Ultra-Broadband Base Station Antenna for All Mainstream LTE 700/800/900 MHz Frequency Bands

Doudou Samb, Zhonglin Wu, Mulin Liu, Hu Bin Jie
2014 International Journal of Antennas and Propagation  
In this work, we design and develop a dual-polarized base station antenna supporting 698 MHz to 960 MHz with an azimuth-plan half-power beam width of 90° covering all mainstream LTE 700/800/900 MHz frequency  ...  In the design process, rigorous algorithm based on swarm method is developed to tune the electrical performances under strict base station antenna requirements.  ...  This work designed and developed a new dual-polarized wideband base station antenna supporting 698 MHz to 960 MHz with a azimuth-plan half-power beam width of 90 ∘ covering all mainstream LTE 700/800/900  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/201914 fatcat:4rm3clkoxnd6lfe6dmo34xcm7y

A Geometrical-Based Vertical Gain Correction for Signal Strength Prediction of Downtilted Base Station Antennas in Urban Areas

Ignacio Rodriguez, Huan C. Nguyen, Troels B. Sørensen, Jan Elling, Morten B. Gentsch, Mads Sørensen, Lauri Kuru, Preben Mogensen
2012 2012 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall)  
Generally, predicting the effect of base station antenna tilt close to the base station is difficult due to multiple vertical sidelobes.  ...  Base station antenna downtilt is one of the most important parameters for optimizing a cellular network with tight frequency reuse.  ...  INCLUDING ANTENNA TILT IN POWER PREDICTION A straightforward extension to the previous empirical models is to introduce a compensation factor for the vertical antenna gain seen from the elevated base station  ... 
doi:10.1109/vtcfall.2012.6399282 dblp:conf/vtc/RodriguezNSEGSKM12 fatcat:ec3ghgoryvejzmqqerjcfxuawi

Simulations and Measurements of Electric Fields Emitted from a LTE Base Station in an Urban Area

Hsing-Yi Chen, Tsung-Han Lin
2014 International Journal of Antennas and Propagation  
Radiation patterns emitted from a long-term evolution (LTE) base station antenna were first simulated by the finite-difference time domain (FDTD) method.  ...  After validating the accuracy of the FDTD method, electric fields at 123 test sites around a LTE base station in an urban area of Taipei City were simulated.  ...  The authors are also grateful to Ericsson Taiwan Ltd. for providing a LTE base station antenna for measurements of radiation patterns in Yuan Ze anechoic chamber.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/147341 fatcat:ivbqazsbuvgl7d56yb6ipauft4

Relay Station Access Link Spectral Efficiency Optimization Through SO of Macro BS Tilts

Ali Imran, Muhammed Ali Imran, Rahim Tafazolli
2011 IEEE Communications Letters  
In this paper we present a novel framework for spectral efficiency enhancement on the access link between relay stations and their donor base station through Self Organization (SO) of system-wide BS antenna  ...  tilts.  ...  Small circles show location of Relay Stations based cells within each sector (macro cell).  ... 
doi:10.1109/lcomm.2011.103111.1579 fatcat:zng5c6k2ebekllwqylk2cs5uby

Interference model and antenna parameters setting effects on 4G-LTE networks coverage

Nourredine Tabia, Alexandre Gondran, Oumaya Baala, Alexandre Caminada
2012 Proceedings of the 7th ACM workshop on Performance monitoring and measurement of heterogeneous wireless and wired networks - PM2HW2N '12  
First, we develop and validate the interference model based on SINR metric for the deployment of the LTE network, and then we use greedy algorithms to show how frequency and tilt parameter settings can  ...  The currently emerging Long Term Evolution 4G-LTE cellular networks are based on new technique of transmission called the Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA).  ...  Algorithm for frequency optimization Tilt parameter optimization The same algorithm is implemented to optimize the tilt parameter of the antennas.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2387191.2387215 dblp:conf/mswim/TabiaGBC12 fatcat:trwg6ygcdzeovo47vpkej2z4qe

Transferring knowledge for tilt-dependent radio map prediction

Claudia Parera, Alessandro E. C. Redondi, Matteo Cesana, Qi Liao, Lutz Ewe, Cristian Tatino
2018 2018 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)  
a different tilt configuration of the same antenna or (ii) a different antenna with the same tilt configuration.  ...  We focus on the tilt-dependent received signal strength maps as quantities of interest and we analyze two cases where the knowledge acquired for a particular antenna tilt setting is transferred to (i)  ...  antenna tilt during the prediction of the signal strength at a given distance from the base station.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wcnc.2018.8377359 dblp:conf/wcnc/PareraRCLET18 fatcat:kijciq2glnhytl7kdhfncya2my

Novel Cellular System Design using Standalone and Centralized mmWave-based Multi-Spot Beam Structure

Soon-Gi Park, Yong-Seouk Choi
2015 International Journal of Control and Automation  
The base station of new system covers its service area with spot beams formed by many beamforming antennas, and one beam can be composed of multiple frequency allocation beam component carriers in which  ...  mobility robustness and capacity layer (small cells) for capacity offering) .  ...  each other through vertical or/and horizontal tilting of 57 beamforming antennas mounted on the BPH based on the protected baseline beam center circle.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijca.2015.8.2.32 fatcat:kwrxjeikozd3pcaudcedg7xjty

Tilt angle adaptation in LTE networks with advanced interference mitigation

Bahar Partov, Douglas J. Leith, Rouzbeh Razavi
2014 2014 IEEE 25th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communication (PIMRC)  
In this paper we investigate the role of tilt angle adjustment in next generation LTE networks where SIMO receivers and adaptive OFDM/TDMA transmission scheduling may additionally be used to mitigate interference  ...  We present detailed performance measurements when (i) optimal fair tilt angle adjustment is applied in combination with SIMO receivers using Linear Minimum Mean Square Error (LMMSE) detection to mitigate  ...  antenna vertical attenuation, θ b,u = tan −1 (h/d b,u ), h is the height difference between the base station and UE (which, for simplicity, we assume is the same for all base stations and users) and θ  ... 
doi:10.1109/pimrc.2014.7136492 dblp:conf/pimrc/PartovLR14a fatcat:mqsynavlyvdcvhrxw2chysnjje

Design of Shaped Reflector Antennas for the Applications of Outdoor Base Station Antennas in LTE Mobile Communications

Hsi-Tseng Chou, Li-Ruei Kuo, Sheng-Ju Chou
2018 Radio Science  
This paper examines the radiation characteristics of a shaped reflector antenna applied as an outdoor base station antenna for mobile communications.  ...  This reflector antenna is fed by the elemental antenna of conventional base station antennas and is thus equipped with the functionalities of beam tilting and dual-polarization radiation to fulfill the  ...  Also, for more aid, the readers can contact Hsi-Tseng Chou by sending e-mail to chouht@ntu.edu.tw.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2018rs006623 fatcat:gvdiiygfnzd6vhqbzrja74pvqu

Validation of Tilt Gain under Realistic Path Loss Model and Network Scenario

Huan Cong Nguyen, Ignacio Rodriguez, Troels Bundgaard Sorensen, Jan Elling, Morten Brok Gentsch, Mads Sorensen, Preben Mogensen
2013 2013 IEEE 78th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall)  
Despite being a simple and commonly-applied radio optimization technique, the impact on practical network performance from base station antenna downtilt is not well understood.  ...  Furthermore, we show that a simple geometrically based tilt optimization algorithm can outperform other tilt profiles, including the setting applied by the cellular operator in the specific case.  ...  In this paper, a simple geometric-based tilt optimization algorithm is used to obtain the optimized tilt profile for the given network layout.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vtcfall.2013.6692453 dblp:conf/vtc/NguyenRSEGSM13 fatcat:m5dt4qhipbeenalu5jtnw2rd2e

Interference model and evaluation in LTE networks

Nourredine Tabia, Alexandre Gondran, Oumaya Baala, Alexandre Caminada
2011 2011 4th Joint IFIP Wireless and Mobile Networking Conference (WMNC 2011)  
(enhanced Node Base).  ...  The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of frequency parameter settings while evaluating interference model in LTE (Long Term Evolution); the work is applied on a network.  ...  As a second step we assign again the bin to the base station on the basis of the best SINR. From that we estimate again the load factor for each station.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wmnc.2011.6097237 dblp:conf/mwcn/TabiaGBC11 fatcat:qn6s7r6otbht7jce6r75j4scsm
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