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ITG-Fachbericht 157 

European Wireless '99


Mobile Kommunikation

ITG-Fachtagung, 6. bis 8. Oktober 1999, München

Wissenschaftliche Tagungsleitung:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard H. Walke, RWTH Aachen
Wireless Radio Techniques

Characterization of Propagation Channel in the Presence of an Imperfect Semi-Infinite Half Plane Using Asymptotic Path lntegral and Raytracing Techniques
L. C. Ong, S. Ptchaiah, M. Chia, The National University Singapore
Numerical Study of Radio Wave Propagation in Tunnels
N. Y. Zhu, F. M. Landstorfer, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Reduction of DOA-Estimation-Errors Caused by Antenna Array Imperfections
G. Sommerkorn, D. Hampicke, R. Klukas et al, TU Ilmenau, Germany
A GSM900/1800 Dual-Band MMIC Power Amplifier Using Outside Base / Center Via Hole Layout Multi-Finger HBT
K. Mori, K. Choumei, T. Shimura et al, Mitsubishi Elec. Corp., Japan
A GSM/GPS Receiver with a Bandpass Sigma-Delta Analog to Digital Converter
K. Boehm, T. Müller, DaimlerChrysler Research Center, Ulm, Germany; T. Hentschel, Dresden University of Technology


A Look at Optimized Laser Processing for the Manufacturing of Passive Microwave Modules
H. Eskelinen, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Linearised Mixer System Using a Simplified feedforward Technique for Digital Mobile Communication
M. Chongcheawchamnan, I. D. Robertson, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Low Noise Considerations in SiGe BICMOS Technology for RF Applications
R. Plana, S. Kovacic, H. Lafontaine, Z. Feng Zhou, SiGe Microsystems Inc, Canada; M. Borgarino, LAAS-CNRS, France
Functional Multilayer Ceramic Substrate for Power Amplifier Module
T. Shirasaki, K. Tagami. T. Kubo. C. Makihara, KYOCERA Corporation, Japan
Nonlinear Design of Low Phase Noise Voltage Controlled Oscillator for Mobile Communication System
M. Lee, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea; S. Nam, Seoul National University, Korea;

Opening Session of European Wireless '99

European Research Towards the Next Generation of Wireless Systems (invited)
B. Arroyo-Fernandez, European Commission, DGXIII
UMTS and IMT 2000, the path to high speed global mobile multimedia (Invited)
F. Hillebrand, ETSI/SMG, Germany

Smart Antennas 1

Downlink Beamforming for FDD Mobile Radio Systems Based on Spatial Covariances
W. Utschick, J. A. Nossek, Munich University of Technology, Germany
On the Directivity as a Performance Criterion for Constrained Beamforming Algorithms
M. Schubert , H. Boche, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik GmbH, Germany
Improving the System Capacity of UMTS Using Digital Beamformer
Y. J. Guo, M. Davies, M. Zarri, S. Vadgama, E. Fukuda, Fujitsu Europe Telecom R&D Centre, United Kingdom
Optimum Feeding of Path Antenna for Wireless Communications
K. Hettak, G. Y. Delisie, Laval University, Canada
A prototype of an adaptive integrated antenna system for cellular networks
P. Eskelinen, H. Eskelinen, M. Lohtander, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland; K. Tiihonen, Aerial Company, Finland

Satellite Channels

Phase and Amplitude Measurements and Statistics of Land Mobile Satellite Channel
C. Briso, J. I. Alonso, Universidad Politecnica De Madrid, Spain; J. M. Blas, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
Shadowing Characteristics in Satellite Signal at S-Band using ETS-VI
T. Wakabayashi, A. A. Aboudebra, K. Tanaka, Tokai University, Japan; S. Yamamoto, H. Wakana, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Japan
Multilayer Planar Array Antennas for Smart User Terminals for Satellite Communication and Navigation
E Klefenz, A. Dreher, German Aerospace Center, Gerrnany; S. Gupta, Space Application Center, India
Ray Tracing Techniques and its Applications in Land Mobile Satellite Propagation
M. Döttling, T. Zwick, W. Wiesbeck, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Smart Antennas 2

Uplink and Downlink Field Trial with a GSM/DCS1800 Smart Antenna Base Station
A. Kuchar, M. Taferner, Technical University of Vienna, Austria; M. Tangemann, C. Hoek, Alcatel Corporate Research Center Stuttgart, Germany
Effects of Nonlinear Transmit Amplifiers in Smart Antennas for Wireless Systems
M. Wennström, A. Rydberg, T. Öberg, Uppsala University, Sweden
Link Capacity in Point to Multipoint Fixed Radio Access Systems with Smart Antennas
T. Schöberl, T. Wixforth, T. Focke, C. Paßmann, Robert Bosch GmbH FV/SLH, Germany
Constrained Beam Forming for 2D Planar Antenna Arrays
T. Kuhwald, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany; H. Boche, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik Berlin GmbH, Germany
Low-Cost Planar Millimetrewave Duplex Transponder with lntegrated Patch Antenna for two-way Radio on Fibre Communications
Y. Hao, H. Ghafouri-Shiraz, P. Gardner, P. S. Hall, University of Birmingham, UK


HIPERLAN Type 2 Standardisation - An Overview
M. Radimirsch, V. Vollmer, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany
Link Perfornnance of the Hiperlan/2 Physical Layer in Fading Environments
J. Khun-Jush, P. Schramm, U. Wachsmann , Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland GmbH, Germany; F. Wenger, Ericsson Mobile Data Design AB, Sweden
Baseband Processing for PMP-radio Systems with Reduced Complexity
W. Zirwas, K. H. Möhrrnann, Siemens AG, Germany
Performance Evaluation of the MAC Protocol of the ETSI BRAN HIPERLAN/2 Standard
A. Hettich, A. Kadelka, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
Effect of Link Adaptation on Overall Capacity in HIPERLAN-Systems
K. Kluge, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany

WLAN IEEE 802.11

IEEE 802.11 or ETSI BRAN HIPERLAN/2: -Who will win the race for a high speed wireless LAN standard?
A. Hettich, M. Schröther, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
lnfluence of Hidden Terminals over the Performance of the IEEE 802.11 LANs
Z. Hadzi-Velkov, L. Gavrilovska, University 'Sv. Kiril i Metodij', Macedonia
A Vertical Approach to Energy Management
R. Krämer, M. Methfessel, Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Germany
Power Saving in Wireless LANs - Analysing the RF Transmission Power and MAC Retransmission Trade-Off
J.-P. Ebert, A. Wolisz, TU Berlin, Germany

Mobile Internet and E-Commerce

Adaptation of the SET Protocol to Mobile Networks and to the Wireless Application Protocol
K. Wrona, G. Zavagli, Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Micropayments for Mobile Networks
M. Peirce, D. O' Mahony, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Agent-based banking transactions & information retrieval - What about performances issues?
J. Hartmann, R. Evensen, Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland GmbH, Germany; C. Görg, P. Farjami, H. Long, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
Mobile Agent Communication in Wireless Networks
H. Helin, K. Raatikainen, University of Helsinki, Finland H. Laamanen, Sonera Corporation, Finland
The Integration of two Worlds: Wireless and lnternet
K. David, W.-D. Rau, Technical University of Brandenburg, Germany; B. Heinrichs, CISCO Systems GmbH, Germany

Equalisation and Coding

Aperiodic properties of binary Rudin-Shapiro sequences and a lower bound on the merit-factor of sequences with a quadratic phase function
S. Stanczak, H. Boche, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik GmbH, Germany
lnvestigation of Channel Estimation for W-CDMA (UMTS FDD-Mode)
T. Frey, R. Grimminger, M. Bossert, University of Ulm, Germany
Combined Spread Spectrum - Spread Time CDMA System Employing DFT
J. Duan, 1. Oka, C. Fujiwaara, Osaka City University, Japan
A Low-Overhead Synchronisation Scheme for Acquisition in OFDM and Related Transmission Methods
R. Müller, A. Bury, J. Lindner, University of Ulm, Germany
Column Distance for ISI channels with a Matched Filter Receiver
P. Moqvist, A. Cedergren, T. Aulin, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Wireless Multimedia 1

Performance Analysis of Realtime Applications in Mobile Packet Switched Networks
A. Schieder, U. Horn, R. Kalden, Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Quality of Service of Internet Applications over GPRS
P. Stuckmann, P. Seidenberg, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
Application of Spectral Extrapolation Techniques on 6-MHz Doppler Measurements for 8-MHz DVB-T Systems
A. Hayn, W. Henees, R. Jakoby, University of Darmstadt, Germany; I. Gaspard, Technologiezentrum der Deutschen Telekom AG, Germany
MPEG-2 Encoded VoD Services over Rician Fading Channels
H. Ma, M. El Zarki, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Ray Tracing and Channel Models 1

Generation of N Correlated Rayleigh Fading Processes for the Simulation of Space-Time-Selective Radio Channels
Hansson, T. Aulin, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Statistical Analysis of Time-Variant Directional Mobile Radio Channels Based on Wide-Band Measurements
D. Hampicke, A. Richter, A. Schneider, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
Modeling Time-Variant Wideband Indoor Radio Channels with Rough Scattering Surfaces: A Comparison
E. Layer, H. Früchting, University of Kassel, Germany
Parameter Validation for a Space-Time Channel Models
N. Lohse, M. Stege, J. Jelitto, M. Bronzel, G. Fettweis, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Investigation of the Characteristics of Measured Delay Power Density Spectra for the 5.2GHz Indoor Radio Channel
T. Englert, R. Kattenbach, H. Früchting, University of Kassel, Germany

Traffic Performance

How Many Cells Should Be Considered to Accurately Predict the Performance of Cellular Networks?
M. A. Marsan, G. De Carolis, E. Leonardi, R. L. Cigno, M. Meo, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Congestion Control in WCDMA with Respect to Different Service Classes
T. Balon, M. Meyer, J. Sachs, Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Performance of Hybrid ARQ Types for TDD Mode
P. Slanina, F. Raii, C. Mecklenbräucker, Siemens AG, Austria
Maximum Number of Users Which Can be Served by TETRA Systems
M. Steppler, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
Stochastic Automata Network Description of Layer - 2 Radio Communication Protocols for Performance Analysis
M. Ostermann, Aachen University of Technology, Germany

Forthcoming Mobile and Wireless Systems: Manufacturer's View

Always Best Connected (invited)
H. Eriksson, Ericsson, Sweden
Internet and Mobile Multimedia to Every Pocket (invited)
J. Kuusi, Nokia, Finland
UMTS and what's coming beyond (invited)
S. Schuster, Siemens AG, Germany

Mobility Management

Robust and Soft: Handover design for high-tier Mobile ATM systems
H.-J. Vögel, Munich University of Technology, Germany
Improvement of the Performance of the Mobile Satellite Systems by Sophisticated Handover Management - Extended Abstract
V. Obradovic, S. Cigoj, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
TCP Performance Analysis of Inter-System Handover Between WLAN and a UMTS Radio Access Network
M. Gerdes, T. Lohmar, R. Keller, Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland GmbH, Germany
An Architecture for a Universal Distributed Location Service
A. Leonhardi, U. Kubach, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Spectrum Sharing

A Method for Simulation of Spectral Compatibility of Mobile Communication Systems
M. P. Althoff, P. Seidenberg, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
Dynamic Channel Allocation and SDMA in Irregular Cell Layouts
C. Hartmann, Munich University of Technology, Germany
Sharing Rules for DECT and PHS Providing Fair Access to the Commonly Used Frequency Band
S. Mangold, M. Siebert, Aachen University of Technology, Gerrnany

Modulation and Coding

A Robust and Low Complexity FCB Detection Algorithm for GSM
B. Yang, R. Hartmann, Siemens AG, Germany
An optimized Synchronization Preamble Structure and Sequence for OFDM Based Wireless LANs
T. Dölle, R. Böhnke, T. Konschak, Sony International (Europe) GmbH, Germany
Generalized Concatenated Encoded Gaussian Filtered CPM
M. Bossert, G. Haas, A. Häutle, H. Dieterich, University of Ulm, Germany; S. Shavgulidze, Georgian Technical University, Georgia
Turbo Coding for W-CDMA Systems
J. Li, Y. Tanaka, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan

Wireless Ad-hoc Networks

Cellular Like Ad-hoc Networks: Smooth Migration from ad-hoc Networks Towards Cellular Networks
A. Hettich, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
W-CHAMB: A Wireless Channel Oriented Ad-hoc Multihop Broadband Network - Comparison with IEEE 802.11
B. Xu, B. Walke, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
Performance of the Wireless Ad-hoc Network W-CHAMB
M. Lott, B. Walke, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
Random Access for Wireless Ad-hoc Broadband Networks
M. Lott, Aachen University of Technology, Germany

Source and Channel Coding

Usage of the Half Rate and Enhanced Full Rate Speech Codecs in the German D2 GSM Network with Respect to Speech Quality and Capacity Aspects
C. Leifeld, F. Wittenberg, Mannesmann Mobilfunk GmbH, Germany
New Architectures for Compressed Speech Transmission in Mobile Core Networks
G. Klas, Siemens AG, Germany
Simulation Results for Woven Codes with Outer Warp
R. Jordan, J. Freudenberger, M. Bossert, University of Ulm, Germany

Ray Tracing and Channel Models 2

Novel Algorithm for Fast Prediction of Path Loss and Delay Spread of Indoor Communication Channels
U. Karthaus, University of Paderborn, Germany
On the Performance of an Advanced 3D Ray Tracing Method 449 M. Lott, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
New mm wave indoor and outdoor channel sounding result: Elevated base station antenna eliminates strong fading
R. Noe, U. Karthaus, J. Bracke, University of Paderborn, Germany
Statistical Channel Modelling based on Raytrace Simulations
J. E. Dietert, S. Karger, B. Rembold, Aachen University of Technology, Gerrnany
A Hybrid Methode Combining FE/BEM with the UTD for Calculating the Effects of Real Surroundings on Antenna Characteristics
M. Alaydrus, V. Hansen, University of Wuppertal, Germany

Network Architectures

Interference Analysis for a Hierarchical GSM Network with Picocells Using Total Frequency Hopping with Adaptive Frequency Allocation
J. Deißner, G. Fettweis, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Fast Uplink Signalling in the UMTS FDD mode
C. Herrmann, B. Fink, Y. Du, Philips Research, Germany
A Two-Layer Medium Access Framework
A. C. K. Lam, D. J. Skellern, Macquarie University, Australia
Investigation of Wireless Communications Systems using Dynamic Simulation Models including Simultaneous Field Strength Prediction
J. Voigt, J. Hübner, E. Förster, G. P. Fettweis, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

Wireless Multimedia 2

Towards a UMTS security architecture
G. Horn, K. Müller, Siemens AG, Germany; B. Vinck, Siemens ATEA, Belgium
Security Architecture for a Cellular ATM Mobile Radio System
I. Herwono, R. Popp, Aachen University of Technology, Gerrnany
Testing Scenarios for a Cellular Wireless ATM Demonstrator
U. Kauschke, T. Grabs, D. Hetzer, Deutsche Telekom AG T-Mobil, Germany