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Maximum rate of 3- and 4-real-symbol ML decodable unitary weight STBCs

Bavirisetti, Teja Damodaram and Rajan, BS (2011) Maximum rate of 3- and 4-real-symbol ML decodable unitary weight STBCs. In: 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), July 31 2011-Aug. 5 2011, St. Petersburg.

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It has been shown recently that the maximum rate of a 2-real-symbol (single-complex-symbol) maximum likelihood (ML) decodable, square space-time block codes (STBCs) with unitary weight matrices is 2a/2a complex symbols per channel use (cspcu) for 2a number of transmit antennas [1]. These STBCs are obtained from Unitary Weight Designs (UWDs). In this paper, we show that the maximum rates for 3- and 4-real-symbol (2-complex-symbol) ML decodable square STBCs from UWDs, for 2a transmit antennas, are 3(a-1)/2a and 4(a-1)/2a cspcu, respectively. STBCs achieving this maximum rate are constructed. A set of sufficient conditions on the signal set, required for these codes to achieve full-diversity are derived along with expressions for their coding gain.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2011 05:53
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2019 05:25
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/42934

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