Analysis of equal gain diversity receivers in correlated Rayleigh fading channels
ABSTRACT Utilizing a desirable exponential integral representation of Gaussian probability integral, this letter derives the average bit error rate (ABER) expressions for coherent binary signals that employ a dual branch equal gain combining receiver. Our numerical results reveal that the branch correlations do not affect the ABER significantly provided power correlation coefficient is less than 0.3 in Rayleigh fading.
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ABSTRACT: This paper proposes a Multi-Code Multi-Carrier Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) scheme for next generation wireless communication systems. This system retains the advantages of Multi-Carrier CDMA in combating multipath and rejecting interference, and provides variable and adaptive data rates through the use of Multi-Code scheme. The rate adaptation algorithm proposed computes the user data rate as a function of the instantaneous channel condition and application dependent data rates. Exploiting the channel information improves the effective data rate and overall capacity of the system. The performance improvement of the proposed system to the Multi-Code CDMA system is shown through simulations. Walsh-Hadamard, Gold and Kasami codes are explored as possible choices for the multiple codes in the system. KEYWORDS AWGN, MC-CDMA, OFDM.05/2011; 3(3). DOI:10.5121/ijcnc.2011.3312
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ABSTRACT: The end-to-end performance of multibranch dual-hop wireless communication systems with nonregenerative relays and equal gain combiner (EGC) at the destination over independent Nakagami-m fading channels is studied. We present new closed form expressions for probability distribution function (PDF) and cumulative distribution function (CDF) of end-to-end signal to noise ratio (SNR) per branch in terms of Meijer's G function. From these results, analytical formulae for the moments of the output SNR, the average overall SNR, the amount of fading, and the spectral efficiency are also obtained in closed form. Instead of using moments-based approach to analyze the asymptotic error performance of the system, we employ the characteristic function (CHF) method to calculate the average bit error probability (ABEP) and the outage probability for several coherent and noncoherent modulation schemes. The accuracy of the analytical formulae is verified by various numerical results and simulations.EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 01/2010; 2010:5. DOI:10.1155/2010/835498 · 0.54 Impact Factor