Chapter 5. Beamforming

  1. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member1,
  2. Mischa Dohler MSc, PhD lecturer Senior Research Expert member Student Representative member co-chair editor2,
  3. Ernest E. Okon BSc, MSc, PhD research scientist member3,
  4. Dr. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member1,
  5. Anthony K. Brown Chairman member Steering Board member founder member lecturer Chartered Engineer Chartered Mathematician Fellow4 and
  6. Prof. David J. Edwards1
  1. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch5

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

How to Cite

Allen, B. (2006) Beamforming, in Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging (eds B. Allen, M. Dohler, E. E. Okon, W. Q. Malik, A. K. Brown and D. J. Edwards), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470056843.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    France Télécom R&D, France

  3. 3

    BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

  4. 4

    University of Manchester, Communications Engineering, Microwave and Communication Systems Research Group, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032558

Online ISBN: 9780470056844

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Keywords:

  • beamforming and narrowband systems;
  • beamforming history of wireless systems;
  • antenna arrays;
  • linear antenna array and uniform circular array (UCA);
  • adaptive array systems and spatial filtering;
  • beamforming and null-steering technique;
  • half-power beamwidth (HPBW)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Antenna Arrays

  • Adaptive Array Systems

  • Beamforming

  • Summary

  • References