Performance of Tomlinson-Harashima Precoding over Spatially Correlated MIMO Channels

  • Anjian Li
  • Chongxiu Yu
  • Zhuo Chen
  • Dongmei Fang
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4138)


In this paper, the performance of Tomlinson-Harashima precoding (TH-precoding) algorithm is studied over spatially correlated multiple input multiple output (MIMO) channels. The symbol error rate (SER) is also presented by theoretical derivation and Monte-Carlo simulations. It is shown that the performance of TH-precoding is better than the classical V-BLAST algorithm. It is mainly due to the cancellation of error propagation. The comparison between TH-precoding with sub-channel ordering and one without sub-channel ordering is also investigated.


Tomlinson-Harashima precoding MIMO V-BLAST 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anjian Li
    • 1
  • Chongxiu Yu
    • 1
  • Zhuo Chen
    • 1
  • Dongmei Fang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electronic EngineeringBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingP.R.C.

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