The impact of structural shielding on the performance of wireless systems in a single-floor office building

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dc.contributor.author Lee, Chun en
dc.contributor.author Neve, Michael en
dc.contributor.author Sowerby, Kevin en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-27T01:08:54Z en
dc.date.issued 2007 en
dc.identifier.citation IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 6(5):1787-1795 2007 en
dc.identifier.issn 1536-1276 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/12073 en
dc.description.abstract Cochannel interference in indoor wireless communication systems can severely limit system capacity and performance. To reduce cochannel interference in indoor environments, electromagnetic shielding can be used to increase the radio isolation between physically adjacent systems. In this paper, the impact of structural (wall) shielding on the system performance of an interference-limited CDMA system is examined using a ray-tracing propagation model. A logarithmic relationship is observed between the average outage probability and the extent of shielding in a typical single-floor office environment. With an efficient deployment of shielding, the results obtained suggest that both the capacity and signal quality of a wireless system can be enhanced as the number of base stations increases. By incorporating shielding into the architecture of a building, wireless-friendly environments that facilitate better use of the available radio spectrum might be realized. en
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dc.language EN en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Details obtained from: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/1536-1276/ en
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dc.subject cochannel interference en
dc.subject communication system performance en
dc.subject electromagnetic radiative interference en
dc.subject electromagnetic shielding en
dc.subject indoor radio communication en
dc.subject interference suppression en
dc.subject microwave propagation en
dc.subject wireless LAN en
dc.subject OPTIMAL POWER-CONTROL en
dc.subject MOBILE RADIO SYSTEMS en
dc.subject INTERFERENCE en
dc.subject ANTENNAS en
dc.subject CDMA en
dc.title The impact of structural shielding on the performance of wireless systems in a single-floor office building en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/TWC.2007.05619 en
pubs.issue 5 en
pubs.begin-page 1787 en
pubs.volume 6 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
pubs.end-page 1795 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 72089 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-09-01 en


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