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Mm-Wave STSK-aided single carrier block transmission for broadband networking

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Millimeter wave (mm-Wave) communications has been considered as a strong candidate for future wireless standards, due to the large available bandwidth in the order of gigahertz. As a result, a plethora of future services and application-oriented scenarios can be conceived, under suitable propagation conditions. Accurate physical (PHY) layer design plays a vital role in the deployment of robust transmission systems able to efficiently exploit the large bandwidth portions available in the mm-Wave frequencies. In this paper, we propose Space-Time Shift Keying (STSK) MIMO coding combined with Cyclic-Prefixed Single Carrier (CP-SC) block transmission for broadband data exchange over frequency-selective mm-Wave channels. STSK allows to exploit transmit and receive diversity with better performance when compared with state-of-the-art MIMO techniques only relying on receive diversity, such as, for example Spatial Modulation (SM). The performance of CP-SC-STSK and CP-SC-SM have been assessed in the presence of phase noise and imperfect channel estimation, considering 2 and 4 elements MIMO systems and LoS indoor vs. nLoS outdoor 73 GHz multipath channels. We show that the STSK-based solution using MMSE Frequency-Domain Equalization (FDE) is very robust against the aforementioned impairments and clearly outperforms CP-SC-SM at the price of a slight increase of receiver complexity and a throughput reduction of 50% when 4 × 4 MIMO systems are considered.

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Faizur Rahman, Talha, Sacchi, Claudio and El-Hajjar, Mohammed (2017) Mm-Wave STSK-aided single carrier block transmission for broadband networking At IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Crete, Greece. 03 - 06 Jul 2017. 8 pp.

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Accepted/In Press date: 31 March 2017
Venue - Dates: IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Crete, Greece, 2017-07-03 - 2017-07-06
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group

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Local EPrints ID: 407688
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/407688
PURE UUID: fe37871e-6ef5-45f3-a105-e333e77ea4e6
ORCID for Mohammed El-Hajjar: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7987-1401

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Date deposited: 22 Apr 2017 01:06
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 04:03

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Author: Talha Faizur Rahman
Author: Claudio Sacchi
Author: Mohammed El-Hajjar ORCID iD

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