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Title: Performance of MR antenna systems in IEEE 802.11ac network
Other Titles: MR Anten Sistemlerinin IEEE 802.11ac A?inda Performansi
Authors: Kurtulmaz, Ekim
Şahin, Alper
Bahçeci, İsrafil
Çetiner, Bedri A.
Keywords: IEEE 802.11n/ac
MR antenna
performance anlaysis
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Source: 2015 23rd Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, SIU 2015, 16 May 2015 through 19 May 2015, , 113052
Abstract: The use of multifunctional and reconfigurable (MR) antennas for wireless systems has recently gathered remarkable attention. Most of the work so far on such antenna systems have either been theoretical and/or simulation based. In this work, we establish a test bed made up of off-the-shelf commercial IEEE 802.11n/ac wireless routers integrated with the parasitic layer MR antennas designed for operation at 5 GHz. To that end, a commercial TP Link Archer C7 wireless router's hardware and software is modified so that a number of its GPIOs are connected to the bias lines of the antennas and controlled through the modified operating system of the router. A number of tests in various use case scenarios are conducted and performance of MR antenna systems is compared against the systems using the default omni-directional antennas. It is observed that the MR antennas provide significant improvement in typical indoor usage for TCP traffic. © 2015 IEEE.
ISBN: 9781467373869
Appears in Collections:Elektrik ve Elektronik Mühendisliği Bölümü / Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection

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