Tag: massive MIMO

How to Make Sub-THz Measurements for 6G

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How to Make Sub-THz Measurements for 6G

Jessy Cavazos 2020.09.30

6G research has begun. The next generation of cellular technology will bring new, exciting use cases by combining sensing, imaging, and precise timing with mobility. Early targets represent a 10-100X

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How 5G Works: Understanding the Difference Between Beamsteering and Beamforming

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How 5G Works: Understanding the Difference Between Beamsteering and Beamforming

Jessy Cavazos 2020.08.31

The move to millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequencies in 5G is disrupting design and test for communication devices and systems. Higher path loss creates significant challenges for engineers. High-gain ant

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5G NR: A Step-Function Increase Over 4G LTE

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5G NR: A Step-Function Increase Over 4G LTE

Jessy Cavazos 2020.07.23

5G specifications are driven by two key organizations - The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). The ITU established the vision for 5G with th

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5G Testing: What Is O-RAN? – Part 2

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5G Testing: What Is O-RAN? – Part 2

Jessy Cavazos 2020.06.30

In a previous blog, I covered the organization, terminology, and core principles for open radio access network (O-RAN), the operator-led alliance that defines the next-generation radio access network

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5G Testing: What Is O-RAN? – Part 1

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5G Testing: What Is O-RAN? – Part 1

Jessy Cavazos 2020.06.30

Open radio access network (O-RAN) is an operator-led alliance formed in February 2018 by five global operators to define the next-generation radio access network (RAN) architecture. The O-RAN Alliance

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5G Redefines Drive Testing

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5G Redefines Drive Testing

Dylan McGrath 2020.05.31

Fundamental differences in 5G New Radio (NR) technology compared to Long Term Evolution and other predecessors require wholesale changes in test equipment and methodologies. A case in point is user eq

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