MIMO Wireless Networks

Channels, Techniques and Standards for Multi-Antenna, Multi-User and Multi-Cell Systems


  • Bruno Clerckx, Imperial College, London, UK
  • Claude Oestges, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

This book is unique in presenting channels, techniques and standards for the next generation of MIMO wireless networks. Through a unified framework, it emphasizes how propagation mechanisms impact the system performance under realistic power constraints. Combining a solid mathematical analysis with a physical and intuitive approach to space-time signal processing, the book progressively derives innovative designs for space-time coding and precoding as well as multi-user and multi-cell techniques, taking into consideration that MIMO channels are often far from ideal.

Reflecting developments since the first edition was published, this book has been thoroughly revised, and now includes new sections and five new chapters, respectively dealing with receiver design, multi-user MIMO, multi-cell MIMO, MIMO implementation in standards, and MIMO system-level evaluation.
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Wireless communications R&D engineers and graduate students


Book information

  • Published: January 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-385055-3

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to multi-antenna communications
Chapter 2 From Multi-Dimensional Propagation to Multi-Link MIMO Channels
Chapter 3 Analytical MIMO Channel Representations For System Design
Chapter 4 Physical MIMO Channel Models For Performance Simulation
Chapter 5 Capacity of single-link MIMO channels
Chapter 6 Space-time coding over i.i.d. Rayleigh flat fading channels
Chapter 7 MIMO Receiver Design: Detection and Channel Estimation
Chapter 8 Error probability in real-world MIMO channels
Chapter 9 Space-time coding over real-world MIMO channels with no transmit channel knowledge
Chapter 10 Space-time coding with partial transmit channel knowledge
Chapter 11 Space-time coding for frequency selective channels
Chapter 12 Multi-user MIMO
Chapter 13 Multi-Cell MIMO
Chapter 14 MIMO in LTE, LTE-Advanced and WiMAX
Chapter 15 MIMO-OFDMA System Level Evaluation
Appendix A Useful Mathematical and Matrix Properties
Appendix B Complex Gaussian Random variables and matrices
Appendix C Antenna Coupling Model
Appendix D Derivation of the Average Pairwise Error Probability