Outage probability of dual-branch 2D-RAKE receivers

Ming Kang*, Mohamed Slim Alouini

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Two-dimensional (2D)-RAKE receivers process signals in both time and space to improve the performance of code division multiple access (CDMA) systems. In this paper, we establish the connection between the 2D-RAKE signal-to-interference-ratio (SIR) output statistics and the generalized Hotelling's T0 2 (in the complex case) distribution. We study this distribution and offer new simple explicit closed-form expressions (in terms of hypergeometric functions) for its probability density function (PDF) and cumulative distribution function (CDF). Based on that, we derive the outage probability of dual-branch 2D-RAKE receivers over Rayleigh fading channels. As a double check these analytical results are validated by Monte-Carlo simulations and some numerical examples for particular cases of interests are plotted and discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference Record / IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference
Pages1215-1219
Number of pages5
Volume2
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE Global Telecommunicatins Conference GLOBECOM'01 - San Antonio, TX, United States
Duration: Nov 25 2001Nov 29 2001

Other

OtherIEEE Global Telecommunicatins Conference GLOBECOM'01
CountryUnited States
CitySan Antonio, TX
Period11/25/0111/29/01

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Global and Planetary Change

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