Performance of MIMO Relay DCSK-CD Systems Over Nakagami Fading Channels

A multi-access Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) relay Differential Chaos Shift Keying Cooperative Diversity (DCSK-CD) system is proposed in this paper as a comprehensive cooperation scheme, in which the relay and destination both employ multiple antennas to strengthen the robustness against signal fading in a wireless network. It is shown that, with spatial diversity gains, the Bit Error Rate (BER) performance of the proposed system is remarkably better than the conventional DCSK Non-Cooperation (DCSK-NC) and DCSK Cooperative Communication (DCSK-CC) systems. Moreover, the exact BER and close-form expressions of the proposed system are derived over Nakagami fading channels through the Moment Generating Function (MGF), which is shown to be highly consistent with the simulation results.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Topic: Mobility Date Added: Aug 2012 Format: PDF

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