|Title of host publication||IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), 2011|
|Publisher or commissioning body||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Publication date||May 2011|
|Pages||1 - 5|
|Number of pages||5|
|ISBN (Print)||978142443327, 9781424483327|
|Conference||73rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2011 (VTC 2011-Spring)|
|Period||1/05/11 → …|
Recently, the development and requirement for ultra-high data rate wireless communication applications has increased dramatically. The 60 GHz millimeter-wave wireless technology is getting increasing attention, and the IEEE 802.11 Task Group AD is making standardization efforts for multi-gigabit data rate communications on both the physical (PHY) and medium access control (MAC) layers. This paper presents a performance evaluation of the PHY and MAC layers of IEEE 802.11ad. Packet error rate and PHY throughput are presented for different modes, and the theoretical MAC throughput is analyzed for different bit error rates, packet sizes and modes. In addition, 2×2 space-time block coding (STBC) is employed for range extension. The cross layer results show our approach enhance the throughput and coverage compared to the case of single antenna.
Rose publication type: Conference contribution
Additional information: With accompanying conference poster
Sponsorship: The authors would like to express their sincere appreciation to Blu-Wireless Technology for technical input and to acknowledge the financial support provided by Clearspeed Technology Ltd and Great Western Research (GWR).
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73rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2011 (VTC 2011-Spring)
|Duration||1 May 2011 → …|