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Communication device tracking procedure

PTBnews 3.2020
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high-frequency technology


Emitter and receiver antennas of future communication systems in the millimeter wave band and terahertz frequency range have to be oriented exactly towards each other to be able to communicate with each other. A new concept elaborated by PTB plans to combine two very high frequency omnidirectional radio range beacons that are oriented orthogonally to each other and are similar to those used in terrestrial radio navigation. The beacons are also to be miniaturized for this new field of application. PTB is looking for a cooperation partner in order to develop this new basic technology. (Technology Offer 510)


determining the direction between the sender and the receiver

broad operational frequency ranges

various fields of application due to small dimensions

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