Massive MIMO System: An Overview

Muaayed AL-Rawi

Abstract


This paper studies the performance of massive MIMO uplink system over Rician fading channel. The performance is measured in terms of spectral efficiency versus number of base station antennas using three schemes of linear detection, maximum-ratio-combining(MRC), zero forcing receiver(ZF), and minimum mean-square error receiver(MMSE). The simulation results show that the spectral efficiency increases significantly with increasing the number of base station antennas. Also, the spectral efficiency with MMSE is better than that with ZF, and the latter is better than that with MRC. In addition, the spectral efficiency decreases with increasing the fading parameter.        

Full Text:

PDF

References


T. L. Marzetta,"Noncooperative Cellular Wireless with Unlimited Number of Base Station Antennas", IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol.9, No.11, 2010.

H. Q. Ngo, "Performance Bounds for Very Large Multiuser MIMO Systems", M.Sc. Thesis, Linköping University, Sweden, 2012.

H. Huh, G. Caire, H. C. Papadopoulos, and S. A. Ramprashad, "Achieving ‘Massive MIMO’ Spectral Efficiency with a Not-So-Large Number of Antennas", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 11, No. 9, 2012.

J. Hoydis, S. ten Brink, and M. Debbah, "Massive MIMO in the UL/DL of Cellular Networks: How Many Antennas Do We Need?", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2013.

H. Q. Ngo, E. G. Larsson, and T. L. Marzetta, “Energy and Spectral Efficiency of Very Large Multiuser MIMO Systems", IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 61, No.4, 2013.

E. Pakdeejit, "Linear Precoding Performance of Massive MU-MOMO Downlink System", M.Sc. Thesis, Linköping University, Sweden, 2013.

L. Lu, G. Y. Li, A. L. Swindlehurst, A. Ashikhmin, and R. Zhang, "An Overview of Massive MIMO: Benefits and Challenges", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 8, No. 5, 2014.

J. G. Andrews, S. Buzzi, W. Choi, S. Hanly, A. Lozano, A. C. K. Soong, and J. C. Zhang, "What Will 5G Be?", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 32, No.6, 2014

H. Q. Ngo, " Massive MIMO: Fundamental and System Design", Dissertation, Linköping University, Sweden, 2015.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


DAMDID-2017   The week of technologies for information society

ISSN: 2307-8162