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Frequency-Domain Receivers for Rate-1 Space-Time Block Codes

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This paper considers iterative frequency-domain receivers for block transmission techniques with rate-1 Space Time Block Coding (STBC) for two and four transmit antennas using both Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) and Single-Carrier (SC) schemes. The proposed receiver includes an interference canceller which enhances the performance of the non-orthogonal STBC scheme with 4 transmit antennas, allowing performances close to those of orthogonal codes. Our performance results show that combining STBC with block transmission techniques allows excellent performances.

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M. Marques da Silva, R. Dinis and A. M. C. Correia, "Frequency-Domain Receivers for Rate-1 Space-Time Block Codes," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 9, 2009, pp. 845-861. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2009.29098.


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