Analysis of MIMO Channel Characteristics in Indoor Environment Using Ray Tracing Simulator
Multipath propagation is a fundamental requirement for the operation of Multiple Input Multiple Output wireless systems. By using antenna arrays at the transmitter and receiver sides in MIMO systems, very high channel capacity can be achieved, provided the environment has sufficient scattering. Inorder to predict static narrowband/wideband channel characteristics, the ray tracing algorithms are generally used. In this paper channel impulse response was taken from a ray tracing simulator (RPS). This paper investigates the effects on MIMO characteristics in an indoor environment. The effect on channel characteristics with fixed transmitter and moving receivers are studied.
KeywordsMIMO ray tracing channel parameters Rayleigh distribution
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