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STBCs using Capacity Achieving Designs from Crossed-Product Division Algebras

Shashidhar, V and Rajan, Sundar B and Sethuraman, BA (2004) STBCs using Capacity Achieving Designs from Crossed-Product Division Algebras. In: 2004 IEEE International Conference on Communications, 20-24, Paris, Vol.2, 827 -831.

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Abstract

We construct full-rank, rate-n space-time block codes (STBC), over any a priori specified signal set for n-transmit antennas using crossed-product division algebras and give a sufficient condition for these STBCs to be information lossless. A class of division algebras for which this sufficient condition is satisfied is identified. Simulation results are presented to show that STBCs constructed in this paper perform better than the best known codes, including those constructed from cyclic division algebras and also to show that they are very close to the capacity of the channel with QAM input.

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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2005
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:22
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/4655

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