Ultra Wideband Off-body Radio Channel Characterisation for Different Environments

Abbasi, Q. H. , Khan, M. M., Liaqat, S., Alomainy, A. and Hao, Y. (2013) Ultra Wideband Off-body Radio Channel Characterisation for Different Environments. In: 7th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20-22 Dec 2012, pp. 165-168. ISBN 9781467314367 (doi:10.1109/ICECE.2012.6471511)

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Abstract

This paper presents the radio channel characterisation for ultra wideband off-body communications in two different environments (i.e., anechoic chamber and indoor environment). More than one hundered receiver locations are considered on the body with respect to an access point away from the body. Path loss characterisation is presented for different sectors of the body instead of considering it for whole body, in order to get a closer insight into the path loss variations. Moreover, statistical analysis is also performed on path loss and time delay parameters to find the best distribution fitting. It is observed that the path loss is best modelled by using normal distribution; whereas the log-normal distribution provides the best fit for the time delay parameters for off-body communications.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Abbasi, Dr Qammer
Authors: Abbasi, Q. H., Khan, M. M., Liaqat, S., Alomainy, A., and Hao, Y.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering
ISBN:9781467314367

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