Trellis coded 8PSK modulation with diversity on spatially correlated rayleigh fading channel

Gunawan Wibisono, Iwao Sasase

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We have investaged the BER performance of TC 8PSK. with 2 branch SC and MRC diversities on spatially correlated Rayleigh fading channel. The upper bounds using the transfer function bounding technique are derived and several numerical results are shown. Although the correlation between branches causes signal-to-noise (SNR) loss (relative to uncorrelated fading case) for SC and MRC diversities the diversity can lead to achieve the diversity gain compared to the system without diversity. It is found that the diversity gain of 4-state TC 8PSK. is larger than 8-state TC 8PSK. It is also shown that the BER performance of TC 8PSK is decreased as the antenna separation is decreased.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-165
Number of pages10
JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1



  • M-ary phase shift keying (mpsk)
  • Spatially correlated rayleigh fading channel
  • Trellis coded modulation (tcm)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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