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Modeling of Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Radio Propagation Channels
KTH, Superseded Departments, Signals, Sensors and Systems.
2002 (English)Licentiate thesis, comprehensive summary (Other scientific)
Abstract [en]

In recent years, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO)systems appear to be very promising since they can provide highdata rates in environments with sucient scattering byexploiting the spatial domain. To design a real MIMO wirelesssystem and predict its performance under certain circumstances,it is necessary to have accurate MIMO wireless channel modelsfor dierent scenarios. This thesis presents dierent models forindoor MIMO radio propagation channels based on 5.2 GHz indoorMIMO channel measurements.The recent research on MIMO radio channel modeling isbriey reviewed in this thesis. The models are categorized intonon-physical and physical models. The non-physical modelsprimarily rely on the statistical characteristics of MIMOchannels obtained from the measured data while the physicalmodels describe the MIMO channel (or its distribution) via somephysical parameters. The relationships between dierent modelsare also discussed.For the narrowband case, a non line-of-sight (NLOS)indoor MIMO channel model is presented. The model is based on aKronecker structure of the channel covariance matrix and thefact that the channel is complex Gaussian. It is extended tothe line-of-sight (LOS) scenario by estimating and modeling thedominant component separately.As for the wideband case, two NLOS MIMO channel modelsare proposed. The rst model uses the power delay prole and theKronecker structure of the second order moments of each channeltap to model the wideband MIMO channel while the second modelcombines a simple single-input single-output (SISO) model withthe same Kronecker structure of the second order moments.Monte-Carlo simulations are used to generate indoor MIMOchannel realizations according to the above models. The resultsare compared with the measured data and good agreement has beenobserved.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Signaler, sensorer och system , 2002. , 67 p.
Trita-S3-SB, 0235
Keyword [en]
Antenna Array, Wireless Communications, MIMO Channel Model, MIMO Channel Measurements, MIMO Channel Capacity
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-1478ISBN: ISSN 1103-8039OAI: diva2:7368
NR 20140805Available from: 2002-09-23 Created: 2002-09-23Bibliographically approved

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