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Hardware Implementation of Generalized Space Modulation Techniques Using Simulink RF Blockset

  • Raed MeslehEmail author
  • Abdullah Al-Khatib
  • Omar Hiari
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 263)

Abstract

Generalized space modulation techniques (GSMTs) are attractive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technologies that promise significant advantages for future wireless systems. Most existing studies of GSMTs in literature tackle several theoretical issues analytically or through Monte Carlo simulations. However, practical implementation and hardware limitations are yet to be studied. In this paper, GSMTs implementations using RF hardware components within the Simulink RF blockset library is considered. The implementation targets minimum hardware components and proposes fundamental baseband models for different GSMTs. The developed models facilitate the investigation of the impact of different parameters on the overall system performance. The accuracy of these models is corroborated through calculating the average BER and compare it to existing curves in literature. In addition, the required hardware components for GSMTs in passband implementation are discussed.

Keywords

MIMO Space modulation techniques Simulink–RF blockset 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors acknowledge the financial support of the Deanship of Scientific Research at the German Jordanian University under research grant number SIC 41/2016.

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© ICST Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electrical Engineering and Information TechnologyGerman Jordanian UniversityAmmanJordan

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