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A Study of Wireless Modem Performance Using Multiple Element Antennas

Lebrun, Guillaume (2004) A Study of Wireless Modem Performance Using Multiple Element Antennas. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Next generation wireless modems are likely to be based on multiple antenna hardware platforms, following the demand for high data rate. In correlated channels Channel State Information (CSI) at the transmitter provides a significant capacity increase over conventional Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) systems. In such a case, the Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) of the channel matrix gives the optimal precoder and decoder. This thesis studies the performance of the SVD architecture under varying propagation environments, as well as its robustness to various impairments, e.g. incorrect channel estimation, hardware errors. The aim is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the advantages and weaknesses of the SVD-based transmission architecture.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: wireless; modem; multiple element antennas
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 290000 Engineering and Technology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Depositing User: Mr Angeera Sidaya
Date Deposited: 30 May 2007
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:38
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