Experimental Validation of a Hybrid Wide-Angle Parabolic Equation - Integral Equation Technique for Modeling Wave Propagation in Indoor Wireless Communications

A new full-wave Parabolic Equation-Integral Equation Method (PE-IEM) for the simulation of wave propagation in realistic, highly complex indoor communication environments is proposed, together with an extensive validation via measurements. The method is based on a wide-angle parabolic equation, further enhanced by an integral equation correction and is capable of providing good approximations of the electromagnetic fields and the received power, incorporating all fundamental propagation mechanisms in a single simulation. For a rigorous validation, it has been applied in a complex twelve-room office space and compared with measurements at the two different frequencies of 1GHz and 2.5GHz.

Provided by: EMW Publishing Topic: Enterprise Software Date Added: Apr 2008 Format: PDF

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