Throughput Performance Study of Smart Antenna System in WiFi Networks

Hsin Li Chiu, Sau-Hsuan Wu, Hsi-Lu Chao

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    Abstract

    The throughput performance of smart antenna systems (SASs) in WiFi networks is studied in this work. Considering a WiFi network whose access points (APs) support the switched-beam SAS, a beam switching strategy which is compatible with the legacy WiFi protocol is proposed to enhance more concurrent links by allowing APs directionally sensing and accessing the wireless channel. The throughput advantage is verified by the simulation results in random deployment scenarios. More importantly, the proposed beam switching strategy provides extra design factors to adjust or balance the downlink and uplink throughput per WiFi user to meet the requirements of various applications and scenarios.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2020 - Proceedings
    PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
    ISBN (Electronic)9781728131061
    DOIs
    StatePublished - May 2020
    Event2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2020 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
    Duration: 25 May 202028 May 2020

    Publication series

    NameIEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC
    Volume2020-May
    ISSN (Print)1525-3511

    Conference

    Conference2020 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2020
    Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of
    CitySeoul
    Period25/05/2028/05/20

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