Mutual information and error probability of dual-polarized systems

Claude Oestges, Bruno Clerckx

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Abstract

In this communication, we address the potential benefits of dual-polarized arrays in 2 × 2 MIMO systems. We start with a new and simple analytical model of dual-polarized Rayleigh and Ricean fading channels, which relies on a limited number of physical parameters, such as the spatial correlations, the co-polar gain imbalance and the cross-polar discrimination. Then, we investigate the multiplexing advantage of dual-polarized transmissions through the evaluation of the ergodic mutual information. Finally, the performance of two space-time coding schemes (Alamouti O-STBC and uncoded Spatial Multiplexing) is evaluated via a detailed analysis of the pairwise error probability.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2007 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2007
Pages2040-2044
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Event2007 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2007 - Kowloon, China
Duration: 2007 Mar 112007 Mar 15

Publication series

NameIEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC
ISSN (Print)1525-3511

Other

Other2007 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2007
CountryChina
CityKowloon
Period07/3/1107/3/15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Oestges, C., & Clerckx, B. (2007). Mutual information and error probability of dual-polarized systems. In 2007 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2007 (pp. 2040-2044). [4204558] (IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC). https://doi.org/10.1109/WCNC.2007.382