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Millimeter-Wave Wireless-LAN System Employing Compact and Cost-Effective 156 Mbps Transceiver MCMs
Kazuaki TAKAHASHI Suguru FUJITA Hiroyuki YABUKI Masugi INOUE Gang WU
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2003/08/01
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Microwave and Millimeter Wave Technology)
wireless LAN, millimeter-wave, multi chip module, DRO, MSK,
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A millimeter-wave radio access system has a number of features that makes it appealing as one approach to broadband communications. However, for a millimeter-wave system to come into wide use, it must be miniaturized and the associated costs reduced. We have succeeded in realizing a compact 156 Mbps radio transceiver with a 38 GHz band optimizing RF architecture. We also adopted newly developed three-dimensional laminated MCMs using low cost plastic composite materials. It was confirmed in the initial experiments that this millimeter-wave wireless LAN equipment can cover a sufficient service area for broadband telecommunications in an indoor environment.