International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064




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Research Paper | Electronics & Communication Engineering | India | Volume 2 Issue 3, March 2013 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Implementation of Space Time Block Codes for Wimax Applications

M Ravi | A Madhusudhan


Abstract: This paper describes the concept, architecture, development and demonstration of a real time, maximum likelihood Alamouti decoder for a wireless 4-transmit 4-receiver multiple input and multiple output (MIMO) Smart Antenna Software Radio Test System (SASRATS) platform. It is implemented on a Xilinx Vertex 2 Pro Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA). Hardware, firmware, use of the Xilinx Core Generator Intellectual Property modules and experimental verification of the decoder are discussed.


Keywords: real-time implementation, Alamouti, FPGA, maximum likelihood decoder, MIMO


Edition: Volume 2 Issue 3, March 2013,


Pages: 52 - 56



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