On Outage Probability of Limited Feedback Beamforming with Receive Antenna Selection

Erlin ZENG  Shihua ZHU  Xuewen LIAO  Zhimeng ZHONG  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E91-B   No.12   pp.4034-4037
Publication Date: 2008/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e91-b.12.4034
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technologies
Keyword: 
beamforming,  limited feedback,  fading correlation,  multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO),  antenna selection,  

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Summary: 
This letter analyzes the outage probability of limited feedback beamforming systems with receive antenna selection. Tight analytical closed-form expressions of outage performance are derived for both cases, with and without spatial fading correlation, which allow for evaluation of the performance as a function of the codebook size, the level of fading correlation, and the number of transmit and receive antennas. Simulation results are also provided to verify the analysis.