IEEE VTS YP Seminar: THz Channel Sounding and Characterization for Smart Rail Mobility in the Era of 6G

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Title: THz Channel Sounding and Characterization for Smart Rail Mobility in the Era of 6G

As a vital vertical industry empowered by the sixth-generation mobile communication system (6G), the vision of “smart rail mobility” requires a seamless wireless connectivity with ultra high-data rate on the order of 100 Gbps or even more. This forms a strong driving force for exploiting the terahertz (THz) band where the available spectrum is massively abundant. In this talk, the smart rail mobility channel is characterized through channel sounding and ray tracing at 300 GHz band with an 8 GHz bandwidth in the Intra-wagon and Inside station scenarios. Corresponding channel characteristics such as large-scale fading, Rician K-factor, delay spread, azimuth/elevation angular spread of arrival/departure, and cross-polarization ratio are extracted. The results provide valuable insights into the system design and evaluation for THz communication-enabled smart rail mobility in the era of 6G.

Presented by Ke Guan
Beijing Jiaotong University
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Dr. Ke Guan is a Full Professor in the State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety, Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU). In 2015, he has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship. He has authored/co-authored more than 260 journal and conference papers, receiving eight Best Paper Awards, including IEEE vehicular technology society 2019 Neal Shepherd memorial best propagation paper award. His current research interests include measurement and modeling of wireless propagation channels for various applications in the era of 5G and beyond. He is an Editor of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, the IEEE ACCESS and the IET Microwave, Antenna and Propagation. He is the contact person of BJTU in 3GPP and a member of the IC1004 and CA15104 initiatives.