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Publication Citation: Bit Error Rate Measurements in Reverberation Chambers using a VSA

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Author(s): Catherine A. Remley; Sander Floris; Christopher L. Holloway;
Title: Bit Error Rate Measurements in Reverberation Chambers using a VSA
Published: June 21, 2010
Abstract: We discuss practical measurement implementation issues regarding the use of a vector signal analyzer for making bit-error-rate measurements in reverberation chambers. These issues include synchronizing the transmitted and received signals in spite of time-varying path lengths created in the reverberation chamber and minimizing the receiver's loss of lock after a long-duration fade by use of a simple error correction scheme. Eliminating these receiver-specific effects facilitates study of the multipath channel created in the reverberation chamber on bit error rate.
Citation: IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
Volume: 9
Pages: pp. 619 - 622
Keywords: bit error rate; digital modulation; reverberation chamber; vector signal analyzer; vector signal generator; wireless communications.
Research Areas: Wireless
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