BER performance analysis of OFDM-MIMO system using GNU Radio
Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, BGIET, Punjab, India
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Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) channels can be used to increase the data rate and the channel capacity by employing multiple transmitting and receiving antennas at both the ends of a wireless communication system. MIMO systems employ Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) technique and it uses separate antennas at both the transmitter and receiver to increase the data rate and with OFDM, instead of a single carrier, the main information is modulated into a number of independent sub-carrier signals which are orthogonal to each other. This paper presents an OFDM-MIMO transceiver design and the performance analysis of the system based on Error rate for different modulation techniques using GNU Radio. OFDM is chosen over a single carrier solution due to lower complexity of equalizers for high delay spread channels or high data rates. So the combination of MIMO-OFDM system has become a potential technology for high speed data transmission and efficient utilization of the channel spectrum for the modern wireless communication networks.
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