Multicode STBC in Frequency Selective Fading

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Multicode STBC in Frequency Selective Fading
—Multicode operation in space-time block coded (STBC) multiple input multiple output (MIMO) systems can provide additional degrees of freedom in code domain to achieve high data rates. In such multicode STBC systems, the receiver experiences code domain interference (CDI) in frequency selective fading. In this paper, we propose a linear parallel interference cancellation (LPIC) approach to cancel the CDI in multicode STBC signals in frequency selective fading. The proposed detector first performs LPIC followed by STBC decoding. We present an SINR for the proposed detector. We evaluate the bit error rate (BER) performance of the system, and show that the proposed detector effectively cancels the CDI and achieves improved error performance. Our BER results further illustrate how the combined effect of interference cancellation, transmit diversity, and RAKE diversity affects the performance of the system. Keywords – MIMO, multicode STBC, frequency selective fading, interference cance...
Saif K. Mohammed, Ananthanarayanan Chockalingam
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Updated 02 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2007
Authors Saif K. Mohammed, Ananthanarayanan Chockalingam
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