A 2D Ray-Tracing Based Model for Micro- and Millimeter-Wave Propagation Through Vegetation

@article{Leonor2014A2R,
  title={A 2D Ray-Tracing Based Model for Micro- and Millimeter-Wave Propagation Through Vegetation},
  author={Nuno Leonor and Rafael F. S. Caldeirinha and Telmo R. Fernandes and David Ferreira and Manuel Garcia Sanchez},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation},
  year={2014},
  volume={62},
  pages={6443-6453}
}
A novel two dimensional model to characterize the electromagnetic behavior of trees has been developed with the purpose of being used in ray-tracing based simulation platforms. This model uses various point scatterers with specific radiation characteristics to describe the effect of the trees present in the radiowave propagation path. The method to extract the parameters of the point scatterers from measurements is presented. The performance of this novel formulation is assessed in a tree… CONTINUE READING