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Characterizing mmWave Radio Propagation at 60 GHz in a Conference Room Scenario

  • Aleksei Ponomarenko-TimofeevEmail author
  • Vasilii Semkin
  • Pavel Masek
  • Olga Galinina
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11118)

Abstract

In this paper, we provide a shooting and bouncing ray (SBR) based simulation study of mmWave radio propagation at 60 GHz in a typical conference room. The room geometry, material types, and other simulation settings are verified against the results of the measurement campaign at 83 GHz in [15]. Here, we extend the evaluation scenario by randomly scattering several human-sized blockers as well as study the effects of human body blockage models. We demonstrate that multiple knife-edge diffraction (KED) models are capable of providing meaningful results while keeping the simulation duration relatively short. Moreover, we address another important scenario, where transmitters and receivers are located at the same heights and are moving according to a predefined trajectory that corresponds, for example, to device-to-device interactions or inter-user interference.

Keywords

mmWave 60 GHz Radio propagation Indoor propagation Conference room 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The publication has been prepared with the support of the “RUDN University Program \(5-100\)”. The described research is supported in part by the National Sustainability Program under the grant LO1401. For the research, the infrastructure of the SIX Center was used. The work of Dr. Olga Galinina is supported by Finnish Cultural Foundation and personal Jorma Ollila grant.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland
  2. 2.Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)MoscowRussian Federation
  3. 3.Brno University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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