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DS-CDMA capacity enhancement with adaptive antennas

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  • G Tsoulos
  • SC Swales
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1319 - 1320
JournalElectronics Letters
Journal issue16
StatePublished - Aug 1995


A new ray-based simulation methodology for an adaptive antenna system is presented. Results for a typical microcellular environment highlight the behaviour of the adaptive antenna, and DS-CDMA capacity analysis illustrates the capacity enhancement attainable. For the cases considered, a minimum five fold increase in the overall spectrum efficiency is predicted for an eight-element adaptive antenna array employing the RLS algorithm

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Rose publication type: Journal article Sponsorship: G.V. Tsoulos wishes to thank the Centre for Communications Research (University of Bristol) for his postgraduate bursary. The authors would like to thank G.E. Athanasiadou and A.R. Nix for their help with the ray tracing tools

Research areas

  • adaptive antenna arrays, antenna theory, cellular radio, channel capacity, ray-based simulation methodology




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