International Journal of Antennas and Propagation / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Design of a Practical and Compact mm-Wave MIMO System with Optimized Capacity and Phased Arrays

Table 3

Array gain reduction by increasing the number of MIMO nodes (2 × 2 set as reference).

MIMO elementsGain difference (dB)Subarray dimensionTotal antennasArray HPBW (°)

2 × 2032 × 3240962.4
3 × 3−7.4716 × 1620485.2
4 × 4−11.2111 × 119687.7
5 × 5−13.488 × 857610.6
6 × 6−15.007 × 768612.1
7 × 7−16.126 × 657614.2
8 × 8−16.986 × 657614.2

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