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Pilot symbol-assisted beamforming algorithms in the WCDMA reverse link
Author(s): Dongkeon Kong; Jong Hyun Lee; Joohwan Chun; Yeon Sik Woo; Ju Won Soh
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Paper Abstract

We present a pilot symbol-assisted beamforming algorithm and a simulation tool of smart antennas for Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) in reverse link. In the 3GPP WCDMA system smart antenna technology has more room to play with than in the second generation wireless mobile systems such as IS-95 because the pilot symbol in Dedicated Physical Control Channel (DPCCH) can be utilized. First we show a smart antenna structure and adaptation algorithms, and then we explain a low-level smart antenna implementation using Simulink and MATLAB. In the design of our smart antenna system we pay special attention for the easiness of the interface to the baseband modem; Our ultimate goal is to implement a baseband smart antenna chip sets that can easily be added to to-be-existed baseband WCDMA modem units.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4395, Digital Wireless Communication III, (28 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.438277
Show Author Affiliations
Dongkeon Kong, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Jong Hyun Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Joohwan Chun, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Yeon Sik Woo, DXO Telecom Co. (South Korea)
Ju Won Soh, DXO Telecom Co. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4395:
Digital Wireless Communication III
Raghuveer M. Rao; Soheil A. Dianat; Michael D. Zoltowski, Editor(s)

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