Time variation characteristics of MIMO-OFDM broadband channels in populated indoor environments

Das Gupta, Jishu and Ziri-Castro, Karla and Addie, Ron (2006) Time variation characteristics of MIMO-OFDM broadband channels in populated indoor environments. In: ATNAC 2006: Australian Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, 4-6 Dec 2006, Melbourne, Australia.


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In this paper, the results and analysis of the measured data for multiple-input multiple-output orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (MIMO-OFDM) channels in indoor environment, in presence of pedestrian, are reported. The experiment used 4 sending and 4 receiving antennas and 114 OFDM sub-carriers for each transmission. The mean channel capacity and the dynamic range of the received power increased with the number of pedestrians present within the indoor environment . Each transmitter-to-sender sub-channel had a Signal to Noise Ration (SNR) of 15 db. With three pedestrians, the mean channel capacity rose by up to 2 bps/Hz compared to the vacant room scenario due to the increase in multipath conditions caused by body-shadowing effects. This demonstrates that the use of MIMO in the indoor environment is effective in compensating for the presence of pedestrians.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Mr Jishu Das Gupta
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:57
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2013 06:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO), channel capacity, multipath channels.
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080503 Networking and Communications
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100510 Wireless Communications
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2104

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