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, Volume 80, Issue 4, pp 1625–1633 | Cite as

Capacity in Weibull Fading with Shadowing for MIMO Distributed System

  • Santiago Gonzalez-Aurioles
  • Juan F. Valenzuela-ValdésEmail author
  • José Luis Padilla
  • Pablo Padilla
  • Francisco Luna-Valero


Distributed systems are becoming the tool to reach high transmission rates in wireless environments. However, these systems are exposed to macroscopic and microscopic fading because they have the nodes (antennas) spatially distributed. This letter proposes a simple model to compute distributed multiple-input multiple-output capacity in composite Weibull shadowing fading in order to account for both effects, macroscopic (shadowing) and microscopic (Weibull channel).


Distributed system MIMO system Lognormal distribution Weibull channel Wireless communications 



This work was been partially supported by Gobierno de Extremadura/FEDER with the project numbers IB13113, GR10126, and GENIL PYR-19-2014, and CEI BioTIC (mP_TIC_11) projects.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Santiago Gonzalez-Aurioles
    • 1
  • Juan F. Valenzuela-Valdés
    • 1
    Email author
  • José Luis Padilla
    • 2
  • Pablo Padilla
    • 3
  • Francisco Luna-Valero
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad de Extremadura, Centro Universitario de MéridaMéridaSpain
  2. 2.NanolabEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  3. 3.Signal Theory, Telematics and Communications DepartmentUniversity of Granada - CITICGranadaSpain

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