Dr Leif Hanlen

Dr Leif Hanlen
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Dr Leif Hanlen received a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in 1999. His undergraduate studies were supported by the New South Wales Electrical Transmission Authority. He received a PhD in Channel Modelling and Capacity Analysis for Multi-input, Multi-output, Wireless Communication Systems in 2004 from the University of Newcastle.

Dr Hanlen is Technology Director at NICTA.

Project Lead (finished project):  Human Performance Improvement 

Project Lead (finished project):  Fundamental Limits of Wireless


Research interests

  • wireless networks
  • large scale data analysis for eHealth


Hanlen F, Alex, G. (2012) Capacity Analysis of Correlated MIMO Channels, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 99, DOI:10.1109/TIT.2012.2216393

Smith, D, Miniutti D & Hanlen L. (2011) Characterization of the Body-Area Propagation Channel for Monitoring a Subject Sleeping, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no. 11, pp. 4388-4392

Smith D, Halen L, Zhang A, Miniutti D, Rodda D & Gilbert B. (2010) First and Second-Order Statistical Characterizations of the Dynamic Body-Area Propagation Channel of Various Bandwidths, Annals of Telecommunications, pp. 1-17, DOI: 10.1007/s12243-010-0233-8

Hanlen L, Miniutti D, Smith D, Rodda D & Gilbert B. (2010) Co-channel Interference in Body Area Networks with Indoor Measurements at 2.4GHz: Distance-to-interferer is a poor estimate of received interference power, Springer, International Journal of Wireless Information Networks, vol. 17, no. 3-4, pp. 113-125, DOI: 10.1007/s10776-010-0123-z

Timo R, Blackmore K & Hanlen L. (2010) Word-valued sources: An ergodic theorem, an AEP, and the conservation of entropy, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 7, p.3139

Chaganti V, Smith D & Hanlen L. (2010) Second Order Statistics for Many-link Body Area Networks, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 9, pp. 322-325, ISSN:1536-1225

Smith D, Zhang A, Hanlen L, Miniutti D, Rodda D & Gilbert B. (2009) Temporal Correlation of the Dynamic On-Body Area Radio Channel, IET Electronics Letter, vol. 45, no. 24, pp. 1212-1213

Zhang A, Smith D, Hanlen L, Miniuttu D, Rodda D & Gilvert B. (2009) Stability of narrowband dynamic body area channel, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, pp. 1-3

Smith D, Hanlen L. (2009) Differential Unitary Space-Time Signal Designs with Improved Performance using Parametric Equivalence, European Transactions on Telecommunications, vol. 00, pp. 1-15, DOI: 10.1002/ett.0000

Smith D & Hanlen L. (2008) New Group Product Differential Unitary Space-Time Codes with Simplified Design and Detection, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 4825-4830

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