A performance evaluation of 60 GHz MIMO systems for IEEE 802.11ad WPANs

X Zhu, A Doufexi, T Koçak

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Abstract

The IEEE 802.11ad task group has published its first draft to cope with the characteristics in 60 GHz millimeter-wave (mmWave) wireless communications. In this paper, three different 2×2 multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) techniques are considered to enhance the performance of 60 GHz wireless personal networks (WPANs). Packet Error Rate (PER) and link throughput performance are simulated under different channel conditions. In addition, the system throughput over operation range is presented in the paper. Results show that significant enhancements in both coverage and capacity can be achieved by employing space-time block codes (STBC), spatial multiplexing (SM) and three different configurations of beamforming.
Translated title of the contributionA performance evaluation of 60 GHz MIMO systems for IEEE 802.11ad WPANs
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE 22nd International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2011
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages950 - 954
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781457713460, 9781457713477
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sep 2011

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Additional information: With accompanying conference presentation

Sponsorship: The authors would like to express their appreciation to Blu-Wireless for their technical input, and to ClearSpeed Technology Ltd and Great Western Research (GWR) for financial support.

Terms of use: Copyright © 2011 IEEE. Reprinted with permission, from X Zhu, A Doufexi, RJ Piechocki; ' A performance evaluation of 60 GHz MIMO systems for IEEE 802.11ad WPANs'; IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), September 2011.

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Keywords

  • WPAN
  • MIMO
  • 60GHz
  • IEEE 802.11ad
  • OFDM

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