Channel characterisation of cooperative relaying power line communication systems

ROZMAN, Matjaz, IKPEHAI, Augustine, ADEBISI, Bamidele and RABIE, Khaled M (2016). Channel characterisation of cooperative relaying power line communication systems. In: 2016 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP). IEEE, 1-5.

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© 2016 IEEE. Power line communication (PLC) technology offers a promising platform for numerous communication applications. The power lines however can significantly attenuate communication signals operating in high frequency band. For this reason, multi-hop PLC systems become desirable. In this paper, we investigates the effect of multi-hop relaying on the power line channel transfer function. Measured results are compared with results obtained from sumulations in Matlab. Results show that the presence of relays between a transmitting and a receiving PLC nodes can intensify the attenuation and frequency selectivity. Measurements show that maximum attenuation increases with number of relays.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: PLC; relay-assisted; multi-hopping; channel characterisation
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Page Range: 1-5
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2020 12:36
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 02:47

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