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Impact of antenna array geometry on the capacity of mimo communication system

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dc.contributor.author Hassan, Muhammad Tanvir
dc.contributor.author Morshed, S. M. Nurul
dc.contributor.author Mahbub-Ul-Alam
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-12T04:00:51Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-12T04:00:51Z
dc.date.copyright 2007
dc.date.issued 2007-09
dc.identifier.other ID 06310044
dc.identifier.other ID 06210026
dc.identifier.other ID 07310090
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/686
dc.description This thesis report is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering, 2007.
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis report.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 47).
dc.description.abstract More services and higher data rates are the demands of future wireless communication system end users. In order to accommodate these expectations while maintaining robustness against wireless impairments, contemporary technologies have to be developed. Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) techniques stand as a strong candidate to allow robustness against channel fading and interference as well as to enable high data rates. This dissertation investigates the impact of different array geometries on the capacity of MIMO communication systems. Five different array configurations, Uniform Linear Array, Non-Uniform Linear Array, Uniform Circular Array, Hexagonal Array and Star Array, are being used to compare their performance from capacity point of view. The expression of the capacity of a MIMO communication system is derived from an information-theoretic approach and is altered to introduce the impact of array geometry on the system capacity. Using this expression the capacities of MIMO systems with different array geometries are compared. Also the impact of increasing the number of element of the array and changing the inter-element spacing of the array elements are examined. The significant increase in achievable capacity using array of antennas at both end of the transmission link is observed to justify the ascendancy of MIMO system. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Muhammad Tanvir Hassan
dc.description.statementofresponsibility S.M. Nurul Morshed
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Mahbub-Ul-Alam
dc.format.extent 75 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Computer science and engineering
dc.title Impact of antenna array geometry on the capacity of mimo communication system en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Computer Science and Engineering, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B. Computer Science and Engineering


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