Simultaneously Transmitting and Reflecting (STAR) Intelligent Omni-Surfaces, Their Modeling and Implementation

13 Aug 2021  ·  Jiaqi Xu, Yuanwei Liu, Xidong Mu, Joey Tianyi Zhou, Lingyang Song, H. Vincent Poor, Lajos Hanzo ·

With the rapid development of advanced electromagnetic manipulation technologies, researchers and engineers are starting to study smart surfaces that can achieve enhanced coverages, high reconfigurability, and are easy to deploy. Among these efforts, simultaneously transmitting and reflecting intelligent omni-surface (STAR-IOS) is one of the most promising categories. Although pioneering works have demonstrated the benefits of STAR-IOSs in terms of its wireless communication performance gain, several important issues remain unclear including practical hardware implementations and physics-compliant models for STAR-IOSs. In this paper, we answer these pressing questions of STAR-IOSs by discussing four practical hardware implementations of STAR-IOSs, as well as three hardware modelling methods and five channel modelling methods. These discussions not only categorize existing smart surface technologies but also serve as a physicscompliant pipeline for further investigating the STAR-IOSs.

PDF Abstract
No code implementations yet. Submit your code now



  Add Datasets introduced or used in this paper

Results from the Paper

  Submit results from this paper to get state-of-the-art GitHub badges and help the community compare results to other papers.


No methods listed for this paper. Add relevant methods here