Over-The-Air (OTA) performance testing is becoming a key method for Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) enabled devices as it allows evaluation of most aspects of the radio communication performance. This topic has become a very important research topic especially because such technology is now introduced into, for example, LTE andWiMAX systems. The main purpose of this testing is to validate that the user equipment will have a good performance in real use. CTIA, 3GPP and COST are spending a big effort in standardizing the OTA testing procedure which is much more complex than similar SISO OTA testing. The CTIA MIMO OTA SubGorup (MOSG) is comparing each proposed MIMO OTA technique to establish, first, an exact methodology for each technique and second, to ensure each of them offers equivalent results. This contribution focuses on the multi-probe anechoic chamber solution and summarizes the activities related to the MIMO OTA lab being built at Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark and the testing being performed.
Proc. 7th European Conference on Antenna and Propagation (eucap 2013), 2013, p. 1417-1420
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