International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB)

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IJIEEB Vol.5, No.3, Sep. 2013

Ergodic Capacity of MIMO Channel in Multipath Fading Environment

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Rafik Ahmad,Devesh Pratap Singh,Mitali Singh

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MIMO (Multi input Multi output);CSI (Channel State Information); SISO;MISO;SIMO;SNR;Outage channel capacity;correlation


The demand for the higher bandwidth is continuously increasing, and to cater to wireless communication can be used. The bandwidth has a close relationship with data-rates in turn has a dependency with channel capacity. In this paper, the channel capacity is estimated when CSI is known/not known at the transmitter and it has been shown that the knowledge of the CSI at the transmitter may not be very useful. The channel capacity for the random MIMO channels is also estimated through simulation and outage capacity is discussed. Finally, MIMO channel capacity in the presence of antenna correlation effect is estimated and obtained results are discussed.

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Rafik Ahmad, Devesh Pratap Singh, Mitali Singh ,"Ergodic Capacity of MIMO Channel in Multipath Fading Environment", IJIEEB, vol.5, no.3, pp.41-48, 2013. DOI: 10.5815/ijieeb.2013.03.05


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