August 18, 2009

Agilent will deliver four hour-long papers at 4G World in Chicago, McCormack Place in Room 175B.

Wednesday, September 16

o 12:00 pm - LTE Transmitter/Receiver Design & Measurement Challenges. This paper is focused on LTE power and spectral characteristics and measurements, both in the time and frequency domains, as well as LTE digital demodulation analysis using a vector signal analyzer. It also will discuss LTE eNB receiver conformance tests as well as presents common RF rront end measurements.

o 1:00 pm - 10 Things You Should Know About MIMO . Spatial multiplexing and diversity techniques can incorporate multiple antennas and multiple receivers and require complex encoding of the channels, understanding fundamental concepts of MIMO and the types of measurements necessary to determine MIMO performance is critical to the success of LTE. This paper covers system operation, signal transmission and recovery, as well as single and multiple input measurements.

Thursday, September 17

o 12:00 pm - Challenges & Considerations for Successful LTE/SAE Development & Deployment. Among the challenges posed by LTE and SAE are those involving the tasks of verifying operation and characterizing performance in an environment of rapidly changing standards. Some aspects of the LTE/SAE architecture simplify network configuration, yet this simplification creates complexities for testing and optimization. As more intelligence moves to the edge of the network, key Radio Resource Management (RRM) functionality collapses into the eNB. This paper addresses the need to understand the basic concepts of LTE and examines some of the challenges that LTE/SAE brings.

o 1:00 pm - Wireless Drive Test Deployment Optimization for HSPA+, Mobile WiMAX and LTE Networks. WiMAX deployments are accelerating. LTE trials are well underway with the first commercial deployments planned for early to mid 2010. Do you have the RAN troubleshooting tools necessary for a successful 4G rollout? This paper presents the latest capabilities of Agilent's proven E6474A Drive Test platform to efficiently deploy Mobile WiMAX networks. For those moving to LTE in new RF bands, explore the latest efficiency improvements in identifying and isolating interference sources during the spectrum clearing phase of your trial or commercial network rollouts. Validate propagation models and confirm network designs.

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