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mmWave Channel Modeling With Diffuse Scattering In An Office Environment

Source: Remcom, Inc.

The millimeter wave frequencies being planned for 5G systems pose challenges for channel modeling. At these frequencies, surface roughness impacts wave propagation, causing scatter in non-specular directions that can have a large effect on received signal strength and polarization. To accurately predict channel characteristics for millimeter wave frequencies, propagation modeling must account for diffuse scattering effects. This example uses Wireless InSite’s diffuse scattering capability to perform simulations of an indoor wireless network.