Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Closed-Form Evaluation of the MIMO Channel Spatial Covariance

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Sharifabad, F.K. ; Electr. & Comput. Eng. Dept., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA ; Jensen, M.A. ; Zhengqing Yun

The full spatial covariance matrix of the multiple-input multiple-output channel is an important quantity that is used in channel modeling, communication system signal processing, and performance analysis. This paper formulates a closed-form expression for this covariance matrix based on the average multipath propagation characteristics and the radiation patterns of the antennas in the transmit and receive arrays. Simplifications to the formulation are established for cases where the propagation can be represented using discrete plane waves or where the power angular spectrum can be modeled using clusters that satisfy uniform, truncated Gaussian, or truncated Laplacian distributions. Numerical studies demonstrate application of the formulation as well as its accuracy under different scenarios.

Published in:

Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:61 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

Feb. 2013

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.