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The performance of HIPERLAN/2 systems with multiple antennas

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Original languageEnglish
Pages2123 - 2127
StatePublished - May 2001


This paper investigates the performance of the ETSI HIPERLAN/2 standard with dual antenna diversity utilized at mobile terminals. Software-simulated physical layer packet error rate (PER) results are presented for both transmit (up-link) and receive (down-link) diversity configurations. The impact of the improved physical layer performance that results from the use of multiple antennas is discussed in terms of increased throughput on the down-link and reduced transmit power on the uplink.

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Sponsorship: The financial support of Blue Wave Systems inc. and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is gratefully acknowledged. Terms of use: Copyright © 2001 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, 2001. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it. Name of Conference: 53rd Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Spring) Venue of Conference: Rhodes

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  • ETSI HIPERLAN/2 standard, wireless LAN

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