Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Element independent routerless beamforming










Image Number 2 for United States Patent #7973713.

Described herein are systems and methods that eliminate the need for costly and complex switching networks for routing channelized data between antenna elements and beamformers. In one aspect, a beamforming system comprises a beamformer for each antenna element of an antenna array, in which the beamformers for the different antenna elements are arranged in parallel. The beamforming system also comprises a combiner that combines the outputs of the beamformers into a single beam. In one aspect, the beamformers of antenna elements that do not contribute to a desired beam output zeros to the combiner, which when added to the subbeams of the other beamformers have no affect of the final beam. In another aspect, operations (e.g., multiplication, memory reads) of each beamformer that does not contribute to a desired beam may be turned off to conserve power.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Hierarchical binding and lookup of addresses in inter-process communications systems
Systems and methods for generating a hybrid text string from two or more text strings generated by multiple automated speech recognition systems
Direct mode adapter based shortcut for FCoE data transfer
Personalized health communication system
Method for transmitting an electronic short message to multiple receivers
Desk
Precoding codebooks for MIMO communication systems
  Randomly Featured Patents
Security language translations with logic resolution
Method and apparatus for non-disruptive call modification
Impact strength of polyphenylene ether-linear polyester articles
Lubricating composition with an adaptable coefficient of friction, for a threaded element of a component of a tubular threaded joint
Process for determining fuel quantity
Vise for clamping two works
Semiconductor device
Process for injecting thermal fluids for food processing
Agent device with program reception function and method of accessing managed object of agent device
Method for introducing nucleic acids into fungal cells