By Topic

Performance analysis and comparison of MRC and optimal combining in antenna array systems

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
$33 $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)
B. D. Rao ; Center for Wireless Commun., California Univ., San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA ; M. Wengler ; B. Judson

We examine the statistical properties of the output signal to interference plus noise ratio (SINR) of a spatial combiner where the spatial weights used are either the Maximal Ratio Combiner (MRC) weights or the Optimal Combining (Wiener Hopf) weights. The channels are modeled as slow flat Rayleigh fading channels and multiple interferers are assumed present. In particular, the modified F-distribution is introduced to provide an exact characterization of a MRC receiver and to bound the performance of the OC receiver. Simulation results are provided to support the analytical results and to provide insight

Published in:

Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 2001. Proceedings. (ICASSP '01). 2001 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:5 )

Date of Conference: