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Implementation Aspects and Testbeds for MIMO Systems

  1. Research Article

    SABA: A Testbed for a Real-Time MIMO System

    The growing demand for high data rates for wireless communication systems leads to the development of new technologies to increase the channel capacity thus increasing the data rate. MIMO (multiple-input multi...

    Daniel Borkowski, Lars Brühl, Christoph Degen, Wilhem Keusgen, Gholamreza Alirezaei, Frank Geschewski, Christos Oikonomopoulos and Bernhard Rembold

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:056061

    Published on: 20 April 2006

  2. Research Article

    A Fast Sphere Decoding Algorithm for Space-Frequency Block Codes

    The recently proposed space-frequency-coded MIMO-OFDM systems have promised considerable performance improvement over single-antenna systems. However, in order to make multiantenna OFDM systems an attractive c...

    Zoltan Safar, Weifeng Su and K.J. Ray Liu

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:097676

    Published on: 13 April 2006

  3. Research Article

    Real-Time Signal Processing for Multiantenna Systems: Algorithms, Optimization, and Implementation on an Experimental Test-Bed

    A recently realized concept of a reconfigurable hardware test-bed suitable for real-time mobile communication with multiple antennas is presented in this paper. We discuss the reasons and prerequisites for rea...

    Thomas Haustein, Andreas Forck, Holger Gäbler, Volker Jungnickel and Stefan Schiffermüller

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:027573

    Published on: 12 April 2006

  4. Research Article

    A Portable MIMO Testbed and Selected Channel Measurements

    A portable multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) testbed that is based on field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and which operates in t...

    Paul Goud Jr, Robert Hang, Dmitri Truhachev and Christian Schlegel

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:051490

    Published on: 27 March 2006

  5. Research Article

    Analogue MIMO Detection

    In this contribution we propose an analogue receiver that can perform turbo detection in MIMO systems. We present the case for a receiver that is built from nonlinear analogue devices, which perform detection ...

    Robert J. Piechocki, Jose Soler-Garrido, Darren McNamara and Joe McGeehan

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:041898

    Published on: 27 March 2006

  6. Research Article

    A MIMO-OFDM Testbed for Wireless Local Area Networks

    We describe the design steps and final implementation of a MIMO OFDM prototype platform developed to enhance the performance of wireless LAN standards such as HiperLAN/2 and 802.11, using multiple transmit and...

    Albert Guilléni Fàbregas, Maxime Guillaud, Dirk TM Slock, Giuseppe Caire, Karine Gosse, Stéphanie Rouquette, Alexandre Ribeiro Dias, Philippe Bernardin, Xavier Miet, Jean-Marc Conrat, Yann Toutain, Alain Peden and Zaiqing Li

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:018083

    Published on: 21 March 2006

  7. Research Article

    A High-Speed Four-Transmitter Four-Receiver MIMO OFDM Testbed: Experimental Results and Analyses

    By adopting multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) technologies, indoor wireless systems could reach data rates up to several hundreds of Mbits/s and achiev...

    Weidong Xiang, Paul Richardson, Brett Walkenhorst, Xudong Wang and Thomas Pratt

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:045401

    Published on: 21 March 2006

  8. Research Article

    Impact and Mitigation of Multiantenna Analog Front-End Mismatch in Transmit Maximum Ratio Combining

    Transmit maximum ratio combining (MRC) allows to extend the range of wireless local area networks (WLANs) by exploiting spatial diversity and array gains. These gains, however, depend on the availability of th...

    Jian Liu, Nadia Khaled, Frederik Petré, André Bourdoux and Alain Barel

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:086931

    Published on: 16 March 2006

  9. Research Article

    An FPGA-Based MIMO and Space-Time Processing Platform

    Faced with the need to develop a research unit capable of up to twelve 20 MHz bandwidth channels of real-time, space-time, and MIMO processing, the authors developed the STAR (space-time array research) platfo...

    J Dowle, SH Kuo, K Mehrotra and IV McLoughlin

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:034653

    Published on: 21 February 2006

  10. Research Article

    Vienna MIMO Testbed

    While the field of MIMO transmission has been explored over the past decade mainly theoretically, relatively few results exist on how these transmissions perform over realistic, imperfect channels. The reason ...

    Sebastian Caban, Christian Mehlführer, Robert Langwieser, Arpad L Scholtz and Markus Rupp

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:054868

    Published on: 14 February 2006

  11. Research Article

    Realization of a Spatially Multiplexed MIMO System

    Multi-antenna systems can provide improvements in wireless systems increasing spectral efficiency, reliability, range, and system capacity. Herein we show how some of the potentials of MIMO systems can be real...

    David Samuelsson, Joakim Jaldén, Per Zetterberg and Björn Ottersten

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:078349

    Published on: 9 February 2006

  12. Research Article

    From MIMO-OFDM Algorithms to a Real-Time Wireless Prototype: A Systematic Matlab-to-Hardware Design Flow

    To assess the performance of forthcoming 4th generation wireless local area networks, the algorithmic functionality is usually modelled using a high-level mathematical software package, for instance, Matlab. I...

    Jan-Willem Weijers, Veerle Derudder, Sven Janssens, Frederik Petré and André Bourdoux

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:039297

    Published on: 2 February 2006