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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE C 2013 Vol.14 No.10 P.792-798


Spectrum sensing using multiple dual polarization antennas for cognitive radio systems in microcell environments

Author(s):  Yi-hu Xu, Myoung-Seob Lim

Affiliation(s):  Division of Electronics & Information Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju 561756, Korea

Corresponding email(s):   xuyh@jbnu.ac.kr, mslim@jbnu.ac.kr

Key Words:  Dual polarization, Multiple antennas, Spatial correlation, Spectrum sensing, Cognitive radio

Yi-hu Xu, Myoung-Seob Lim. Spectrum sensing using multiple dual polarization antennas for cognitive radio systems in microcell environments[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science C, 2013, 14(10): 792-798.

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spectrum sensing with multiple antennas for cognitive radio systems in microcell environments is affected by the spatial correlation among multiple antennas. To reduce the adverse effects of the spatial correlation on the spectrum sensing performance, we employ multiple dual polarization antennas at the sensing node of secondary users. The analysis of the spatial correlation is derived using the propagation characteristics of the electromagnetic wave based on the scattering patch model in a multipath microcell environment. The superiority of spectrum sensing with multiple dual polarized antennas over multiple mono-polarized antennas is shown by analyzing the false alarm and detection probabilities with the correlation among the antennas in a microcell environment.

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