TITLE

Challenges associated with antenna integration

AUTHOR(S)
Thorpe, Robert
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Portable Design;Feb2005, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the challenges associated with integrating the antenna into a cellular handset. It is said that a poor antenna can also harm power consumption and battery life. A less efficient antenna will produce less power at the base station and, the closed-loop power control system will have to compensate for that. For these reasons, a reasonable amount of space must be given to the antenna, and the handset designer must be willing to work with the antenna designer to solve any problems that might arise.
ACCESSION #
16177313

 

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