On the Design of Modular Reflecting EM Skins for Enhanced Urban Wireless Coverage

  title={On the Design of Modular Reflecting EM Skins for Enhanced Urban Wireless Coverage},
  author={Paolo Rocca and Pietro Da R{\`u} and Nicola Anselmi and Marco Salucci and Giacomo Oliveri and Danilo Erricolo and Andrea Massa},
The design of modular, passive, and static artificial metasurfaces to be used as electromagnetic skins (EMSs) of buildings for improving the coverage in urban millimeter-wave communication scenarios is addressed. Towards this end, an ad-hoc design strategy is presented to determine optimal trade-off implementative solutions that assure a suitable coverage of the areas of interest, where the signal from the base station is too weak, with the minimum complexity. More specifically, the admissible… 
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