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A Study on the Convenient EMF Compliance Assessment for Base Station Installations at a Millimeter Wave Frequency

  • Lee, Young Seung (Radio & Satellite Research Division, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)) ;
  • Lee, Haeng-Seon (Department of Electronic Engineering, Sogang University) ;
  • Choi, Hyung-Do (Radio & Satellite Research Division, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI))
  • Received : 2018.03.26
  • Accepted : 2018.06.19
  • Published : 2018.10.31

Abstract

This paper studies a convenient electromagnetic field (EMF) compliance assessment for base station installations at a millimeter wave (mmW) frequency. We utilize ray-tracing analysis as a numerical method for examining the wave propagation characteristic. Various installation cases are considered and the important parameters with a significant effect on the maximum power density levels are produced. We finally suggest the several scenarios for the convenient assessment of mmW base stations, which allow us to conduct cost effective computational tests compared with the current assessment procedure in the guideline.

Keywords

Base Station;EMF Compliance Assessment;Millimeter Wave;Ray-Tracing

Acknowledgement

Grant : Study on the EMF Exposure Control in Smart Society

Supported by : Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion (IITP)

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