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Transmit Antenna Selection for UHF MIMO Linking

Baghaie, A.M. and McLoughlin, Ian Vince and Martin, P.A. and Mehrotra, K. and Taylor, D.P. (2006) Transmit Antenna Selection for UHF MIMO Linking. In: 2006 IEEE 63rd Vehicular Technology Conference. IEEE, pp. 2640-2644. ISBN 0-7803-9391-0. (doi:10.1109/VETECS.2006.1683346) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:48780)

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The use of multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) configurations in wireless systems is becoming increasingly popular, due to the potential capacity enhancing properties. The use of such configurations, requires deployment of multiple RF chains and results in an increase in cost and complexity. This paper focuses on transmitter design, where cost is often dominated by the need to utilise linearized power amplifiers. Thus, the effect of reducing the number of active transmit antennae through selection can yield a significant cost advantage. Three criteria for transmit antenna selection are evaluated and characterised through the use of real channel data in the UHF band. The criteria are based only on the channel gains and have relatively low complexity; thus are suitable for practical purposes. This study examines the performance of the tested selection algorithms under a variety of operating conditions. The paper also considers the issue of delayed switch time due to reverse-link communication latency

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/VETECS.2006.1683346
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: Y1 - 2006/05// [EPrints field already has value set]
Uncontrolled keywords: transmitting antennas; UHF antennas; MIMO; joining processes; costs; delay; switches; radio frequency; transmitters; power amplifiers
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Ian McLoughlin
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2015 13:47 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:19 UTC
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McLoughlin, Ian Vince.

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