Potential and Benefits of the Spatial Dimension in Case of MC-CDMA

  • J. Lindner


After discussing basic possibilities to exploit the spatial dimension for wireless communications, a vector transmission model for MIMO channels is taken to get more insight. Finally the potential of the spatial dimension for MC-CDMA is discussed. It is shown that the spreading component of MC-CDMA has the potential to give already enough diversity and that an increase of the bandwidth efficiency seems to be the most important task for the future.


Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Input Multiple Output Rayleigh Fading Channel Maximum Ratio Combine MIMO Channel 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Lindner
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  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologyUniversity of UlmGermany

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