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Title: A new approach to joint full-rate STBC and long-code WCDMA for four transmit antenna MIMO systems
Authors: Cheng, Shen
Chambers, Jonathon
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: CHENG, S. and CHAMBERS, J., 2006. A new approach to joint full-rate STBC and long-code WCDMA for four transmit antenna MIMO systems. IN: 8th International Conference on Signal Processing, Beijing, China, 16-20 Nov, vol. 3
Abstract: In this work, we propose a novel combination of an extended orthogonal space-time block code (EO- STBC) or a quasi-orthogonal space-time block code (QO-STBC) and a long-code wideband code division multiple access (WCDMA) scheme to exploit spatial diversity in future wireless communication systems. For a mobile communication system, a key parameter is the system capacity. Multiple antennas at the transmitter and receiver in a system have been recognized as a major technology breakthrough to increase the capacity of a wireless communication network. To mitigate this limited capacity problem, two full transmit rate STBCs are integrated into the long-code WCDMA system with four transmit antenna. The bit error rate (BER) performance for the proposed technique is compared with other conventional methods for quasi-static wireless channels. Simulation results show that the proposed full rate STBC scheme when combined with the receive antenna selection technique method yields improved BER performance schemes.
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Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/ICOSP.2006.345790
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5643
ISBN: 0780397363
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