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Two Hop Amplify-and-Forward Transmission in Mixed Rayleigh and Rician Fading Channels

Suraweera, Himal A and Louie, Raymond H. Y and Li, Yonghui and Vucetic, Branka and Karagiannidis, George K (2009) Two Hop Amplify-and-Forward Transmission in Mixed Rayleigh and Rician Fading Channels. IEEE Communications Letters, 13 (4). pp. 227-229. ISSN 1089-7798

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Abstract

The performance of a two hop amplify-and-forward relay system, where the source-relay and the relay-destination channels experience Rayleigh and Rician fading respectively, is investigated. We derive exact and lower bound expressions for the outage probability and average bit error probability, where the bounds become tight at high signal-to-noise ratios (SNR). Our results are verified through comparison with Monte Carlo simulations, where we also illustrate the positive impact of the Rician factor on the system performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID18347, relay, amplify-and-forward, rician fading
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Telecommunications and Micro-Electronics (CTME)
FOR Classification > 1005 Communications Technologies
SEO Classification > 8901 Communication Networks and Services
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2011 00:18
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2015 03:25
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4614
DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2009.081943
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