Flexible Continuous Controlled Smart Antenna Platform

Yao, Liu (2012) Flexible Continuous Controlled Smart Antenna Platform. Masters thesis, Waterford Institute of Technology.

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Abstract

This thesis introduces the origin and subsequent development of smart antennas, up to the present day status of R&D test platform research. A novel, exible, low-cost, easy-to-use platform prototype was developed and is described in this thesis. The prototype is based on quadrature modulators, D/A quadrature control converters and low-speed synthesis control. The prototype was put to the test with four antenna elements at a 2.4GHz operating frequency. A set of test results demonstrated the validity of the platform. This research will be of benefit in digital beamforming algorithm research, MIMO technology or software defined radio techniques.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Flexible Continuous Controlled Smart Antenna Platform
Departments or Groups: *NONE OF THESE*
Divisions: School of Engineering > Department of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Derek Langford
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2012 14:33
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2016 10:26
URI: http://repository.wit.ie/id/eprint/1754

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