EC832 MIMO Communication Systems

Course Name: 

EC832 MIMO Communication Systems


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(4-0-0) 4


Overview of MIMO communications: Introduction to MIMO, Introduction to Spatial Diversity and Spatial Multiplexing, MIMO capacity formula, MIMO System Model. Application of MIMO Capacity, Phenomenology of multipath channels, Power law propagation, Impulse response of a multipath channel, Intrinsic multipath channel parameters, Classes of multipath channels, Statistics of small-scale fading, MIMO channels in LOS geometry, Antenna spacing and scattering angle,. Alamouti Coding and Space-time Coding: Maximal ratio receive combining (MRRC), Maximum likelihood decoding in MRRC and Alamouti receivers, Performance results, Space-time coding. Spatial Multiplexing: Overview of spatial multiplexing, BLAST architecture, Broadband MIMO, Narrowband and Broadband MIMO channel estimation


Jerry R. Hampton, “Introduction to MIMO Communications”, Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Simon Haykin, Michael Moher, “Modern Wireless Communications”, First Edition, Pearson, 2004.
Bliss and S. Govindasamy, “Adaptive Wireless Communications: MIMO Channels and Networks”, Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Andrea Goldsmith, “Wireless Communication”, Cambridge University Press 2005.
Jafarkhani, “Space-Time Coding: Theory and Practice”, Cambridge University Press, 2005


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Dr. T. Laxminidhi,  Professor and Head, 
Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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