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Outage Capacity Analysis of TAS/MRC Systems over Arbitrary Nakagami-m Fading Channels
Chia-Chun HUNG Ching-Tai CHIANG Shyh-Neng LIN Rong-Ching WU
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2010/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technologies
outage capacity, TAS/MRC, Nakagami-m, diversity,
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A simple closed-form approximation for the outage capacity of Transmit Antenna Selection/Maximal-Ratio Combining (TAS/MRC) systems over independent and identically distributed (i.i.d) Nakagami-m fading channels is derived while the fading index is a positive integer. When the Nakagami-m fading index is not an integer, the approximate outage capacity is derived as a single infinite series of Gamma function. Computer simulations verify the accuracy of the approximate results.