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Course Detail

Course Name MIMO and Multicarrier Systems
Course Code 15ECE351
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Introduction – Crowded spectrum – Need for high data rates – Multiple input multiple output systems – Multi antenna systems and concepts – Spatial multiplexing – MIMO system model- MIMO system capacity- Channel known to the transmitter – Channel unknown to the transmitter – Water-pouring principle – Capacity calculation – SIMO – MISO – Ergodic capacity – Outage capacity – Influence of fading Correlation on MIMO capacity – Influence of LOS on MIMO capacity.

Unit 2

Delay diversity scheme- Alamouti space – time code – Maximum likelihood decoding – Maximum ratio combining – Transmit diversity – Space-time block codes – STBC for real signal constellations – Decoding of STBC-OSTBC – Capacity of OSTBC channels – Space-time code Word design criteria – Multiplexing architecture – VBLAST architecture.

Unit 3

Data transmission over multipath channels – Single carrier approach – Multicarrier approach – OFDM – OFDM generation – Cyclic prefix – Performance of space – Time coding on frequency-Selective fading channels- Capacity of MIMO – OFDM systems – Performance analysis of MIMO-OFDM systems.

Text Books

  1. MohinderJanakiram, “Space time Processing and MIMO systems”,Artech House, First Edition, 2004
  2. ArogyaswamiPaulraj, RohitNabar, Dhananjay Gore, “Introduction to Space-Time Wireless Communications”, Cambridge University Press, 2008.


  1. Hamid Jafarkhani, “Space Time coding-Theory and Practice”,Cambridge University Press, First Edition, 2005.
  2. BrankaVucetic, Jinhong Yuan, “Space Time coding”, John Wiley and Sons, First Edition, 2003.
  3. Andrea Goldsmith, “Wireless Communication”, Cambridge University Press, First Edition. 2005.
  4. David Tse, PramodViswanath, “Fundamentals of Wireless Communication”, Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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