Newsletter | April 12, 2018

04.12.18 -- Spotlight On Massive MIMO/Beamforming

Featured Article
Millimeter-Wave Beamforming: Antenna Array Design Choices And Characterization
By M. Reil and G. Lloyd, Rohde & Schwarz

The antennas to be used for 5G applications are essential for beamforming operations that play an important part in next-generation networks. This white paper provides an overview of the fundamentals of beamforming technology, including signals, antennas, and current transceiver architectures. The paper also discusses calculation methods for radiation patterns and a number of simulation results, as well as some real-world measurement results for small linear arrays.

Spotlight On Massive MIMO/Beamforming
Small Cell Power Amplifier Solutions

Skyworks small cell solutions are designed to meet demand for growing multimedia and data intensive platforms in wireless and telecommunications markets, supporting data capacity increases of wireless networks at home, at the office, and across commercial, retail, and outdoor public spaces.

MACOM Accelerating The Evolution To 5G

MACOM is uniquely positioned to deliver RF, millimeter-wave, and light semiconductor solutions for 4G and 5G applications. This capabilities brochure covers the key technologies, trends, and products that MACOM makes available for the 5G industry.

Making 5G NR A Reality

To make 5G a reality, networks will require a unified and more capable air-interface design that will enable new levels of flexibility, scalability, and efficiency to meet expanding connectivity needs. This paper discusses the development and applications of 5G NR and how it relates to up and coming technologies.

Massive MIMO Solutions For 5G

The world is preparing for 5G. Many 5G products developed by Qorvo are being used in tier one field trials. Qorvo is uniquely positioned in the market to support the development of both sub-6 GHz and centimeter-wave/millimeter-wave wireless infrastructure.

Analog Advancements Make Waves In 5G Wireless Communications

5G wireless communication promises faster speeds, minimal latency, more connections, and lower power within the next few decades. However, many companies are still blazing trails on the technological path leading to these benefits. 

Design Technologies For MIMO And Phased-Array Antenna Development

Complexity and cost issues involved in developing communications systems based on phased-array antennas are addressed through new functionalities in electronic design automation (EDA) software.


The SENCITY Omni-S MIMO is a configurable cabinet-mount antenna designed specifically for applications in harsh environments such as on street cabinets, distributed boxes, or industrial vehicles. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi MIMO, and GPS/Glonass; has an unobtrusive design, simple tool-free mounting; and customized built-to-order configurations.

Mall Communication Solutions

At shopping malls, consumers also are able to find various types of entertainment, dining options, spa services, childcare, etc. This white paper presents Bird's Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) solution for meeting these wireless communications difficulties.

Featured Multimedia
Simulation Of Massive MIMO Beamforming In An Urban Small Cell

This webinar uses Wireless InSite's MIMO simulation capability to predict the multipath and channel characteristics for a Massive MIMO system in an urban small cell.  Beamforming techniques are applied to the simulation results in order to predict the beams to several mobile devices and observe how the beams change as one device moves along a route through the city. 

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Methods For Developing 5G Channel-Sounding Propagation Models

Keysight offers a 5G channel-sounding reference solution as a proven method for creating 5G channel-sounding models complete with millimeter-wave, ultra-wide bandwidth, and Massive MIMO.

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