A Simple Multiuser MIMO-SDMA System in the Downlink Using Statistical Precoding

Konferenz: European Wireless 2011 - Sustainable Wireless Technologies
27.04.2011 - 29.04.2011 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: European Wireless 2011

Seiten: 6Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Wang, Jue; Jin, Shi; Gao, Xiqi (National Mobile Communications Research Laboratory, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, PR China)
Wong, Kai-Kit (Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, London, WC1E 7JE, UK)

This paper proposes a new space-division multiple-access (SDMA) approach for multiuser multiple-input multiple-output downlink systems using statistical precoding. The proposed scheme makes use of rotated discrete Fourier transform (DFT) matrices to realize spatial divisions, each of which defines a cluster within which users have their transmit-side eigenmodes aligning closely with a common rotated DFT matrix. Users inside a cluster are divided into groups, and users exhibiting orthogonal eigen-directions are put in the same group realizing SDMA. It is shown that the proposed scheme can greatly enhance the average system throughput if compared with time-division multiple-access, especially when transmit-side correlation is high. Meanwhile, the proposed scheme outperformances traditional linear precoding schemes such as zero forcing when the feedback bits for the channel state information are limited.