5G White Papers, Application Notes, Case Studies, & Brochures

  1. Qorvo 5G Solutions Brochure
    8/17/2018

    Qorvo offers a broad range of RF connectivity solutions designed to help make 5G deployment a reality. This family of high-performance discrete RF components provides flexibility to system designers, as well as the highest level of integration of multifunction building blocks to reduce size, lower costs, and accelerated time to market.

  2. EM Simulation Of 28 GHz Series-Fed Patch Antenna Array For 5G
    8/17/2018

    Series-fed patch elements forming an array are simulated to demonstrate antenna performance and beamforming including S-parameters, gain, and effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP) at 28 GHz. Beam steering is performed in one plane by adjusting the phasing at the input ports to each of eight elements.

  3. Beamforming For An 8x8 Planar Phased Patch Antenna Array For 5G At 28 GHz
    8/17/2018

    An 8x8 planar antenna array creates narrow beams capable of scanning large sectors in front of the antenna.  This example focuses on displaying typical simulation results for beams and possible plots of coverage from the full array and combinations of sub-arrays.

  4. Basics Of Design: Raising The Levels Of 5G Millimeter-Wave Signals
    8/6/2018

    This article examines the design challenges for practical millimeter-wave power amplifiers delivering the necessary power, linearity, and efficiency for future 5G networks.

  5. Implementing A Flexible Testbed For 5G Waveform Generation And Analysis
    7/17/2018

    This white paper discusses candidate waveforms for 5G research and introduces a new flexible testbed for 5G waveform generation and analysis. This testbed combines software solutions with test equipment to investigate and to perform “what-if” scenarios for new emerging 5G waveform applications. Co-existence scenarios between candidate 5G and 4G waveforms are also investigated.

  6. 5G Primer For MIMO/Phased-Array Antennas
    7/12/2018

    5G is pushing for the enhancement of over-the-air (OTA) efficiency with the expansion of MIMO and beam-steering antenna technologies. This app note primer examines some of the simulation technologies available that support the design of MIMO and beam-steering phased-array antennas.

  7. 5 Things To Consider When Designing Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Systems
    6/8/2018

    In the earliest stages of 5G, fixed wireless access (FWA) systems will be used to deliver gigabit internet speeds to homes, apartments, and businesses in a fraction of the time and cost of traditional cable/fiber installations. Like other technological advancements, FWA has its own design challenges and considerations. This article presents five considerations to keep in mind when designing FWA systems.

  8. Moving Toward Fully Connected Vehicles: Edge Computing For Advanced Automotive Communications
    5/30/2018

    Connected and Autonomous Driving (AD) vehicles bring new requirements for network architectures and the Cloud in order to support the new workloads and satisfy real-time service requirements. This white paper demonstrates how Edge Computing provides computing, storage, and networking capabilities in a network, and how this technology supports multiple services for connected AD vehicles.

  9. 5G Spectrum Recommendations
    5/1/2018

    New spectrum is critical for the successful launch of 5G mobile services, and many endeavors are ongoing to identify new suitable spectrum. Each available spectrum range has specific characteristics that make it suitable for certain deployment scenarios and applications. This paper discusses the dependencies between the 5G applications spectrum requirements and spectrum ranges that are attractive for 5G deployment services.

  10. The Road To 5G
    3/22/2018

    Meting 5G requirements may seem daunting, but simulation already can be used to develop understanding and explore innovative solutions. FEKO offers comprehensive solutions for device and base station antenna design, while WinProp will determine the requirements for successful network deployment.