Fast Method for OTA Performance Testing of Transmit-Receive Cofrequency Mobile Terminal
This paper provides a novel method for measuring of a wireless user equipment, when the equipment uses the same frequency for both transmitting and receiving. The proposed method is based on the fact that the total radiated power (TRP) and the total isotropic sensitivity patterns are complementary for transmit-receive cofrequency mobile terminals. Thus, the proposed method only requires a full TRP test and an accurate efficient isotropic sensitivity test to complete a total OTA performance measurement, resulting in improved test accuracy and decreased measurement time compared to the traditional test method defined in the OTA testing standard. The proposed method is suitable for OTA testing of transmit-receive cofrequency and single-input single-output radio systems, such as cellular communication, Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and Bluetooth.
P. Shen et al., "Fast Method for OTA Performance Testing of Transmit-Receive Cofrequency Mobile Terminal," IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. 1367-1374, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Aug 2016.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEMC.2016.2572092
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Center for High Performance Computing Research
Second Research Center/Lab
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Laboratory
Keywords and Phrases
Cellular radio systems; Computer terminals; Mobile phones; Testing; Measurement time; Performance measurements; Performance testing; Sensitivity tests; Single input single output; Testing standards; Total isotropic sensitivities; Total radiated power; Mobile telecommunication systems; OTA testing accuracy and speed; Over the air (OTA); single input and single output; transmit-receive cofrequency
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