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LOS Throughput Measurements in Real-Time with a 128-Antenna Massive MIMO Testbed

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LOS Throughput Measurements in Real-Time with a 128-Antenna Massive MIMO Testbed. / Harris, Paul; Zhang, Siming; Beach, Mark; Mellios, Evangelos; Nix, Andrew; Armour, Simon; Doufexi, Angela; Nieman, Karl; Kundargi, Nikhil.

2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 December 2016, Washington, DC, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017. 7841965.

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Harris, P, Zhang, S, Beach, M, Mellios, E, Nix, A, Armour, S, Doufexi, A, Nieman, K & Kundargi, N 2017, LOS Throughput Measurements in Real-Time with a 128-Antenna Massive MIMO Testbed. in 2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 December 2016, Washington, DC, USA., 7841965, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 59th IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2016, Washington, United States, 4/12/16. https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2016.7841965

APA

Harris, P., Zhang, S., Beach, M., Mellios, E., Nix, A., Armour, S., ... Kundargi, N. (2017). LOS Throughput Measurements in Real-Time with a 128-Antenna Massive MIMO Testbed. In 2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 December 2016, Washington, DC, USA [7841965] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2016.7841965

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Harris P, Zhang S, Beach M, Mellios E, Nix A, Armour S et al. LOS Throughput Measurements in Real-Time with a 128-Antenna Massive MIMO Testbed. In 2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 December 2016, Washington, DC, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 2017. 7841965 https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2016.7841965

Author

Harris, Paul ; Zhang, Siming ; Beach, Mark ; Mellios, Evangelos ; Nix, Andrew ; Armour, Simon ; Doufexi, Angela ; Nieman, Karl ; Kundargi, Nikhil. / LOS Throughput Measurements in Real-Time with a 128-Antenna Massive MIMO Testbed. 2016 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2016): Proceedings of a meeting held 4-8 December 2016, Washington, DC, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017.

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