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Experimental spatial correlation characteristics of propagation channels in indoor environments

Sch. of Electron. & Inf. Eng., Tongji Univ., Shanghai, China
DOI: 10.1109/WCSP.2010.5629977 Conference: Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP), 2010 International Conference on
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ABSTRACT Spatial auto- and cross-correlation characteristics of propagation channels are investigated for four indoor scenarios using measurement data. In addition to the well-known spatial auto-correlation effect, significant cross-correlation between channels is also observed. We found that non-zero spatial cross-correlation among channels may occur in three scenarios with possibly different mechanisms. These results should be considered when establishing realistic models for the spatial cross-correlation behavior of channels.

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