Multipath diversity through time shifted sampling for spatially correlated OFDM-antenna array systems

Refik Çǎglar Kizilirmak, Yukitoshi Sanada

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    Abstract

    An essential condition for diversity reception is that the fading distributions between individual received signals of an antenna array are uncorrelated. In this paper, a new technique to improve the performance of transmission with the correlated Rayleigh-fading signals is proposed. In conventional array systems, individual receivers start sampling the received signals at the same time with the same sampling rate. On the other hand, in the proposed scheme, the received signals are again sampled with the same rate, however the sampling points are shifted in each receiver. Numerical results through computer simulation show that with correlated received signals, by applying the proposed technique the correlation can be reduced to a sufficient level for diversity reception.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3104-3111
    Number of pages8
    JournalIEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
    VolumeE91-A
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008 Nov

    Keywords

    • Antenna array
    • Fading correlation
    • OFDM

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Signal Processing
    • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Applied Mathematics

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