A Full-Diversity Full-Rate Space-Time Block Code Design for Three Transmit Antennas

Inha University, Chemulpo, Incheon, South Korea
IEICE Transactions on Communications (Impact Factor: 0.23). 04/2006; E89B(4). DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e89-b.4.1430
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A design of non-orthogonal 3 × 3 space-time block code (STBC) is proposed. The proposed design achieves full rate, full level diversity, and maximum coding gain by symbol rotation (SR) method. In addition, the proposed scheme has lower encoding complexity than the unitary constellation-rotation (CR) STBC, while two methods exhibit the same bit error rate (BER) performance in Rayleigh fading channel.

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