LG Electronics (LG) successfully demonstrated the transmission and reception of 6G terahertz (THz) wireless data over 100 meters in an outdoor environment. This milestone was achieved in collaboration with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's largest applied research laboratory, with data traveling between the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) and the Berlin Institute of Technology in Germany.
"The success of this trial shows that we are getting closer to the successful application of the terahertz radio communication spectrum in the upcoming 6G era," said Dr. IP Park, President and CTO of LG Electronics.
As 6G THz has short range and experiences power loss during transmission and reception between antennas, one of the biggest challenges in the evolution of 6G wireless technology has been the need for power amplification to generate a stable signal at ultra-wideband frequencies. . The power amplifier developed by LG, Fraunhofer HHI and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics (IAF) was crucial to the success of this latest test, according to a company press release.
For 2025, the standardization of this technology is planned and its commercialization will be within four years. 6G networks are estimated to support faster wireless transmission and communication speeds with low latency and high reliability,