Subband Adaptive Array for MIMO-STBC CDMA System

Nordin Bin RAMLI  Tetsuki TANIGUCHI  Yoshio KARASAWA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E90-A   No.10   pp.2309-2317
Publication Date: 2007/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e90-a.10.2309
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Spread Spectrum Technologies and Applications
Keyword: 
space-time coding,  multiple input multiple output (MIMO),  code division multiple access (CDMA),  adaptive beamforming,  subband adaptive array (SBAA),  cyclic prefix,  frequency selective fading (FSF) channel,  

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Summary: 
This paper presents interference suppression using a subband adaptive array (SBAA) for uplink space-time block coding (STBC) code division multiple access (CDMA) under a frequency selective fading (FSF) channel. The proposed scheme utilizes CDMA with STBC and a receive array antenna with SBAA processing at the receiver. The received signal is converted into the frequency domain before despreading and adaptive processing is performed for each subband. A novel SBAA construction is introduced to process CDMA signals based on STBC. To improve the performance of the proposed scheme, we evaluate STBC-SBAA using spreading codes cyclic prefix (CP). Simulation results demonstrate an improved performance of the proposed system for single and multiuser environments compared to competing related techniques.