MIMO - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123821942, 9780123821959


1st Edition

From Theory to Implementation

Authors: Alain Sibille Claude Oestges Alberto Zanella
eBook ISBN: 9780123821959
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123821942
Paperback ISBN: 9781493301225
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2010
Page Count: 384
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Foreword from Arogyaswami Paulraj, Professor (Emeritus), Stanford University (USA)

Key Features

  • The first book to show how MIMO principles can be implemented in today’s mobile broadband networks and components
  • Explains and solves some of the practical difficulties that arise in designing and implementing MIMO systems
  • Both theory and implementation sections are written in the context of the most recent standards: IEEE 802.11n (WiFi); IEEE 802.16 (WIMAX); 4G networks (3GPP/3GPP2, LTE)


1. Engineers employed by wireless operators, phone manufacturers, service providers, or network equipment manufacturers.

2. Regulators involved in progressing and refining the international standards for the wireless industry.

3. Academics and researchers in Wireless Communications and students studying for a BEng or MEng in Telecommunications Engineering.

Table of Contents



About the Editors, Authors and Contributors


Part I MIMO Fundamentals

Chapter 1 A Short Introduction to MIMO Information Theory

1.1 The Shannon-Wiener Legacy: From 1948 to 2008

1.2 Preliminaries

1.3 Information Theoretic Aspects

1.4 Signal Processing Aspects

1.5 Wiener vs. Shannon: An Ever Closer Union

Chapter 2 MIMO Propagation and Channel Modeling

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Model Classification

2.3 Parameters of the MIMO Radio Channel

2.4 CSI and Channel Randomness

2.5 What Kind of Correlation in MIMO?

2.6 MIMO Measurements

2.7 What Makes a Good Channel Model?

2.8 Examples of MIMO Radio Channel Models

2.9 Some Conclusions


Chapter 3 Space Time Codes and MIMO Transmission

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Diversity and Multiplexing Gain

3.3 Theory of Space-time Coding

3.4 Space-time Code

3.5 Spatial Multiplexing

3.6 Precoding

3.7 MIMO in Current and Emerging Standards

3.8 Summary

Chapter 4 Interference Functions - A Mathematical Framework for MIMO Interference Networks

4.1 Multiuser Channels

4.2 A General Framework for Optimizing Interference Networks

4.3 Joint Interference Mitigation and Resource Allocation

4.4 Implementation Aspects

Part II Implementation

Chapter 5 Advanced Transmitter and Receiver Design

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Turbo Equalization

5.3 Turbo Equalization on Frequency-Selective MIMO Channels

5.4 Turbo Synchronization

5.5 Turbo Synchronization on Frequency-Selective MIMO Channels

Chapter 6 Implementing Scalable List Detectors for MIMO-SDM in LTE

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Radius-Based Detector Algorithm

6.3 Mapping of the Radius-Based Detector

6.4 SSFE Detector

6.5 Conclusions

Chapter 7 IEEE 802.11n Implementation

7.1 IEEE 802.11n PHY Layer Introduction

7.2 IEEE 802.11n Transmitter Part

7.3 IEEE 802.11n Receiver Part

7.4 Simulation Results

7.5 Conclusion

Chapter 8 WiMAX Implementation

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Existing Schemes in IEEE 802.16e

8.3 MIMO Candidates for IEEE 802.16m

8.4 UL-MIMO Schemes in WiMAX Systems

8.5 Cyclic Delay Diversity (CDD)

8.6 Tile-Switched Diversity (TSD)

8.7 Performance

8.8 Potential Impacts on Architecture

8.9 Conclusions

Chapter 9 LTE and LTE-Advanced

9.1 Transmission Structure

9.1.1 LTE Downlink

9.1.2 LTE Uplink

9.2 LTE MIMO Schemes

9.3 LTE-Advanced MIMO Schemes

Chapter 10 Multiple Antenna Terminals

10.1 Size-Performance Trade Off

10.2 Performance of Compact Design

10.3 Compact Design Techniques - Antenna Decoupling

10.4 Compact Design Techniques - Antenna/Channel Matching

10.5 Related Issues and Future Outlook

10.6 Conclusions

10.7 Acknowledgment

Chapter 11 Conclusion: MIMO Roadmaps

11.1 Systems and Roadmaps

11.2 A Bird's Eye View on Current and Future Prospects for MIMO

List of Symbols

List of Acronyms




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About the Author

Alain Sibille

Claude Oestges

Claude Oestges is Associate Professor with the Institute for Information and Communication Technologies, Electronics and Applied Mathematics (Université catholique de Louvain). His research interests cover wireless and satellite communications, with a specific focus on channel characterization and modeling. He is the author or co-author of two books and more than 170 scientific papers in international journals and conference proceedings.

Affiliations and Expertise

Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Alberto Zanella

Affiliations and Expertise

CSITE-CNR, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy