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S. Myllymäki, Leaky wave cable with integrated adjacent antennas in office installation, SCIREA Journal of Electrical Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2019, pp. 63-72

Leaky wave cable with integrated adjacent antennas in office installation

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Author: Myllymäki, Sami1
Organizations: 1Microelectronics Research Unit, University of Oulu, Finland
Format: article
Version: published version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: Science Research Association, 2019
Publish Date: 2019-11-15


In this paper leaky wave cable with adjacent antenna elements operated on 3.5 GHz were evaluated by measurement of indoor installed setups. Novel radiation cable arrangements were compared with conventional LCX cable and hot spot antenna references. The power distribution in a 34 m long office environment was measured using a leaky coaxial cable (LCX) with several antennas having either low (-6,7 dB) or high (+2 dB) gains and compared with a conventional LCX and hot spot antenna solutions. Presented novel LCX cables provided a well distributed EM field along the corridor, presenting the best performance after 10 m distances from the transceiver and the field was 30 dB stronger than hot spot antenna’s at the end of the corridor. LCX cable performance was improved prominent 8 dB. The solution can be utilized in the construction of evenly distributed and reliable indoor coverages or power fields for energy harvesting with competitive implementation costs.

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Series: SCIREA journal of electrical engineering
Volume: 4
Issue: 3
Pages: 63 - 72
Type of Publication: D1 Article in a trade journal
Field of Science: 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
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