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On the Rain-Induced Mutual Coupling Effect of Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Communication Systems at Millimeter Wave Band

By Shu-Hong Gong, Xuan Wang, and Daopu Yan
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 43, 51-62, 2015
doi:10.2528/PIERM15041304

Abstract

The concept of Scattering-Induced Mutual Coupling Effect (SIMCE) is proposed, and the mechanism of producing this phenomenon in Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) communication systems at MilliMeter Wave (MMW) band is demonstrated. The model of estimating the scattering-induced mutual impedance in rain environment is derived, and the characteristics of Rain-Induced Scattering Mutual Impedance (RISMI) are discussed taking parabolic antennas as an example. The model of estimating the rain-induced mutual impedance is helpful for investigating the SIMCE in other discrete random media. And, the results given in this paper are significant for developing MMW MIMO communication systems.

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Shu-Hong Gong, Xuan Wang, and Daopu Yan, "On the Rain-Induced Mutual Coupling Effect of Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Communication Systems at Millimeter Wave Band," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 43, 51-62, 2015.
doi:10.2528/PIERM15041304
http://www.jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=15041304

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