Principles of MIMO-OFDM wireless systems

Authors

Helmut Bölcskei

Reference

Chapter in CRC Handbook on Signal Processing for Mobile Communications, M. Ibnkahla, Ed., Ch. 12, 2004.

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Abstract

The use of multiple antennas at both ends of a wireless link (MIMO technology) holds the potential to drastically improve the spectral efficiency and link reliability in future wireless communications systems. A particularly promising candidate for next-generation fixed and mobile wireless systems is the combination of MIMO technology with Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM). This chapter provides an overview of the basic principles of MIMO-OFDM.

Keywords

MIMO, OFDM, space-frequency coding


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