Re: Implement Beamforming at 2.6 GHz

Started by Bevan Weiss in comp.dsp15 years ago

clam wrote: > I am trying to implement a multiple antenna (16 channels) beamforming > system with 2.6GHz carrier freq. To capture the phase...

clam wrote: > I am trying to implement a multiple antenna (16 channels) beamforming > system with 2.6GHz carrier freq. To capture the phase difference between > channels, I need to downconvert the 2.6GHz RF to complex baseband using > some I/Q mixers. I found out (from Marki) that a 2.6GHz I/Q mixer costs > over $150, which is way above my budget limit... I wonder if there is any > trick t


Good references on ultrasound beamforming and imaging

Started by Anonymous in comp.dsp3 years ago 2 replies

Hi everyone I hope this is the right group since I'm interested in the signal processing aspect mote than the physics itself. I'm trying to...

Hi everyone I hope this is the right group since I'm interested in the signal processing aspect mote than the physics itself. I'm trying to look for good references (either books or papers) that go over some ultrasound imaging and beamforming algorithms. Basically, things like delay and sum, dynamic focusing, adaptive beamforming, etc. Hopefully, it would also include ultrasound ima


More on "beamforming"

Started by Linda in comp.dsp17 years ago 3 replies

Hi! I am beginner in signal processing areas. I have few questions about beamforming. From paper by Krim and Viberg in IEEE Signal Processing...

Hi! I am beginner in signal processing areas. I have few questions about beamforming. From paper by Krim and Viberg in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine published in 1996, Capon's beamformer is alternative to overcome the limitations of the conventional beamformer but with increased complexity. Can I know in what criteria its improves the performance as compared the conventional method? Also ...


Ultrasound beamforming

Started by Anonymous in comp.dsp1 year ago 11 replies

Hi, A typical beamforming method widely used in ultrasound technology is to apply delays between channels and then summing the signals of all the...

Hi, A typical beamforming method widely used in ultrasound technology is to apply delays between channels and then summing the signals of all the channels. However, when properly calculated delays are applied, it could happen that the phase of the arriving signal is 180 deegres (half the ultrasound wavelength) shifted between channels and summed amplitude is decreased. This results


phase shift beamforming

Started by abraham007 in comp.dsp8 years ago 18 replies

Hi every one I am doing work on narrow band phase shift beamforming (frequency domain) and after doing various simulations, i decided to...

Hi every one I am doing work on narrow band phase shift beamforming (frequency domain) and after doing various simulations, i decided to varify beamformer practically. I was able to get data from an acoustic linear array of 24 elements spaced 0.17m apart. The omni directional source was placed at various bearings w.r.t linear array and was transmitting 4.4KHz CW pulses of 200ms duration ....


Implement Beamforming at 2.6 GHz

Started by clam in comp.dsp15 years ago 1 reply

I am trying to implement a multiple antenna (16 channels) beamforming system with 2.6GHz carrier freq. To capture the phase difference...

I am trying to implement a multiple antenna (16 channels) beamforming system with 2.6GHz carrier freq. To capture the phase difference between channels, I need to downconvert the 2.6GHz RF to complex baseband using some I/Q mixers. I found out (from Marki) that a 2.6GHz I/Q mixer costs over $150, which is way above my budget limit... I wonder if there is any trick to avoid having mulitple mixers...


beamforming /steering vector for planar array

Started by hsquared in comp.dsp12 years ago 10 replies

Hi All, I am doing beamforming in MATLAB and I am not familiar in both very much. I hope someone can help me out by giving link of paper or...

Hi All, I am doing beamforming in MATLAB and I am not familiar in both very much. I hope someone can help me out by giving link of paper or MATLAB work. I have a planar array antenna (rectangular shape) with 16 elements. The RF signal will be incident on those array. I am trying to find the DOA(direction-of-arrival)on the antenna array. I am now trying to use a conventional beamformer algorith...


Implementing Beamforming...a question about algorithms!

Started by scc in comp.dsp12 years ago 7 replies

Hi, please read this question, I'm really confused about what the literature tells... Some days ago, I asked about the possibilities of using...

Hi, please read this question, I'm really confused about what the literature tells... Some days ago, I asked about the possibilities of using DOA stimation algorithms with adaptive algorithms for implementing beamforming. I found diferent articles that told me this was a good idea. Howerver, I asked it in this forum and someone (that I think is an expert about that) told me that I've to stay aw...


Planar Array DOA Beamforming

Started by fr36 in comp.dsp12 years ago

Hi, I am trying to implement the Bartlett's algorithm (conventional beamforming) to find the DOA for a planar array geometry which has a 2x2...

Hi, I am trying to implement the Bartlett's algorithm (conventional beamforming) to find the DOA for a planar array geometry which has a 2x2 array structure. I generate a input signal and then find the steering vector for the antenna array as A = [1 exp(- j*k*d*sin(theta)*cos(phi) exp(-j*k*d*sin(theta)*sin(phi) exp(-j*k*d*(sin(theta)*cos(ph...


Doubt about radar beamforming

Started by Fox in comp.dsp14 years ago 4 replies

Hello, I'm developing a radar project but I have a problem. The project consists in the position (elevation and azimuth) and velocity estimation...

Hello, I'm developing a radar project but I have a problem. The project consists in the position (elevation and azimuth) and velocity estimation of a target using a 2D array antenna. The DOA of the signal reflected by the target has to be estimated using beamforming. I'm reading something about DOA problem but any model is based on the assumption that the signal trasmitted is a narrowband signal,...


Transmit Beamforming + Power Control

Started by Beamformer in comp.dsp14 years ago 1 reply

Hi there, after reading the paper by F.R. Farrokhi on "Transmit Beamforming and Power Control for Cellular Wireless Systems" I still kinda...

Hi there, after reading the paper by F.R. Farrokhi on "Transmit Beamforming and Power Control for Cellular Wireless Systems" I still kinda confused about the virtual uplink concept. I would like to simulate the virtual uplink concept to gain more insight. I'm not very experience in matlab simulation and I certainly hope theres some kind soul out there that can help me out a little. Furthermo...


Re: Implement Beamforming at 2.6 GHz

Started by Mike Yarwood in comp.dsp15 years ago

"Bevan Weiss" wrote in message news:NAtnf.7796$vH5.389817@news.xtra.co.nz... > clam wrote: > > I am trying to implement a multiple...

"Bevan Weiss" wrote in message news:NAtnf.7796$vH5.389817@news.xtra.co.nz... > clam wrote: > > I am trying to implement a multiple antenna (16 channels) beamforming > > system with 2.6GHz carrier freq. To capture the phase difference between > > channels, I need to downconvert the 2.6GHz RF to complex baseband using > > some I/Q mixers. I found out (from Marki)


simulation of Digital BeamForming

Started by ravirevolt in comp.dsp14 years ago 2 replies

Hi I'm new to DSP and i'm doing a project on simulation of Digital Beamforming. I want to know how to get started with this. These are...

Hi I'm new to DSP and i'm doing a project on simulation of Digital Beamforming. I want to know how to get started with this. These are the objectives of the project : 1: To receive the RF signal, process and digitize the signal, and generate multiple receive beams. 2: To incorporate variable number of array elements and beams 3: To steer the generated beams in specific directions 4: To restric...


Difference between maximum ratio combing and adaptive beamforming

Started by dgse in comp.dsp13 years ago 10 replies

Q1:In receiver side, what is difference between maximum ratio combing and adaptive beamforming? Q2: In transmitter side, what is difference...

Q1:In receiver side, what is difference between maximum ratio combing and adaptive beamforming? Q2: In transmitter side, what is difference between maximum ratio combing and adaptive beamforming?


Simulating beamforming with MIMO in WiMAX

Started by citizen4 in comp.dsp12 years ago 5 replies

Hi, I'm trying to implement a Wimax system using beamforming (8 antennas at the base station) with spatial multiplexing (two antennas at the...

Hi, I'm trying to implement a Wimax system using beamforming (8 antennas at the base station) with spatial multiplexing (two antennas at the MS), so that I would end up with two spatial "pipes". The base station would therefore use a four-antenna array to steer a beam to the first receive antenna, and another array to steer a beam to the second one. I am using Matlab. I already have written ...


phase shift beamforming

Started by abraham007 in comp.dsp8 years ago

Hi all No comments about the code? Best Regards

Hi all No comments about the code? Best Regards


FFT Beamforming

Started by JanMichica in comp.dsp1 year ago 6 replies

Hi, Im an undergraduate student and I have researched how to estimate the direction of arrival of a signal using a FFT. I understand how to use...

Hi, Im an undergraduate student and I have researched how to estimate the direction of arrival of a signal using a FFT. I understand how to use it and how to implement the algorithm, but im unsure as to why when performing an FFT on spatially separated data this yields an angle? Thanks, Jan


Wimax 802.16e preamble...

Started by scc in comp.dsp13 years ago

hi, I've been reading the 802.16e standar because I need to know how the Uplink frame preamble is...I need to used it as a "training...

hi, I've been reading the 802.16e standar because I need to know how the Uplink frame preamble is...I need to used it as a "training sequence" because I don't have anything more to use for implementing adaptive beamforming on Wimax Mobile Scenario. Could someone explain me how is this preamble made?I'm not being able to understand it...but I need it Thanks a lot!!!!!


Beamforming literature???

Started by matque in comp.dsp13 years ago 5 replies

Hey Everyone, Has anyone got any good suggestions on reading material on beam steering/forming/profiles (not sure what the correct term is)? ...

Hey Everyone, Has anyone got any good suggestions on reading material on beam steering/forming/profiles (not sure what the correct term is)? I?m trying to implement simple algorithms in matlab and the results aren?t looking as expected (even for delay and sum techniques). I?m using Sonar Signal Processing by Richard O. Nielsen at the moment, but having no joy! I don?t seem able to generate ...


Beamforming question

Started by Brenneman in comp.dsp14 years ago 4 replies

Hi, (Accept my apologies if I am posting to the wrong newsgroup: I am not totally sure what group would be best to address regarding...

Hi, (Accept my apologies if I am posting to the wrong newsgroup: I am not totally sure what group would be best to address regarding my question.) I am working with general 2-D adaptive arrays right now and my understanding (from EE's in this area) is that null-steering is typically better than optimization of the SINR (constrained or unconstrained). Based on what I've read about the...