The Influence of the Carrier Frequency Inaccuracy and Multipath Effects on Radio Interferometric Positioning System

Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 154)


Node location is a key technique in WSN. Radio interferometric Positioning System (RIPS) is a new excellent Positioning Technology with low cost and high precision. In the actual applications, Carrier frequency inaccuracy and multipath effects have significant influences on the precision of the Positioning. The influences of the two factors are analyzed in detail in this paper and some improved methods are also provided. It can be clear to see that the two factors play tremendous impact on the phase measurement of the RIPS.


Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Adaptive Filter Rake Receiver Multipath Effect 
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This paper is supported by the foundation of Science and Technology Commission of shanghai Municipality (NO.09595810400).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guizhou Xu
    • 1
  • Lei Zhang
    • 1
  • Yuanfei Wang
    • 2
  • Yi-Hua Hu
    • 1
  1. 1.Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of ScienceShanghaiChina
  2. 2.East China Normal UniversityShanghaichina

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