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Prediction of rain-induced cross polarization at millimeter wave bands in guinea

Camara, Mamadi Fara and Saad Osman, Bashir and Farah Nadia, Mohd Isa and Abdulwaheed, Musa (2014) Prediction of rain-induced cross polarization at millimeter wave bands in guinea. In: 5th International Conference on Computer & Communication Engineering 2014, 23th -25th September 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Microwave communication systems are planned to utilize orthogonal polarization. Two independent information channels of the same frequency band sent over a single link to make an optimum use of the frequency spectrum. However, above 10 GHz, the amount of rain aloft can severely degrade the performance of both satellite and terrestrial links, especially in tropical regions, at millimetre wave bands. This paper evaluates the differential attenuation and differential phase shift for the prediction of cross polarization discrimination using a 10-year rain data recorded in Conakry, Guinea. The drop size distribution (DSD) was computed using Marshall and Palmer (MP) model.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 6501/39980 (ISBN: 9781479976355, DOI: 10.1109/ICCCE.2014.58)
Uncontrolled Keywords: cross polarization, microwave, particle alignment, sand and dust storms, propagation, aerodynamic torques.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Saad O Bashir
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 11:25
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 11:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39980

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