Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Capacity of Overhead Medium Voltage Power Line Communication Channels

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Lazaropoulos, A.G. ; Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Nat. Tech. Univ. of Athens, Athens, Greece ; Cottis, P.G.

This paper considers broadband transmission via the overhead medium voltage (MV) grid. The MV broadband over power lines (MV/BPL) channels considered are three-phase overhead MV lines above lossy plane ground. To determine the end-to-end transfer function of any MV/BPL configuration the scattering matrix method is adopted. Various topologies of MV/BPL transmission channels have been studied with regard to their end-to-end signal attenuation and capacity. The analysis and relevant simulations reveal that broadband transmission via MV power lines depends drastically on the MV grid topology and the power constraints imposed to suppress electromagnetic interference to other services. A modification to the fixed spectrum allocation/all-protection model to regulate BPL emission is proposed employing power masks adaptive to locally existing wireless services.

Published in:

Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

April 2010

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.