Chapter 6. Antenna Diversity Techniques

  1. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member3,
  2. Mischa Dohler MSc, PhD lecturer Senior Research Expert member Student Representative member co-chair editor4,
  3. Ernest E. Okon BSc, MSc, PhD research scientist member5,
  4. Dr. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member3,
  5. Anthony K. Brown Chairman member Steering Board member founder member lecturer Chartered Engineer Chartered Mathematician Fellow6 and
  6. Prof. David J. Edwards3
  1. Junsheng Liu BSc, MSc, PhD1,
  2. Dr. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member3,
  3. Prof. David J. Edwards3 and
  4. Mohammad Ghavami PhD reader author co-author fellow2

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch6

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

How to Cite

Liu, J., Malik, W. Q., Edwards, D. J. and Ghavami, M. (2006) Antenna Diversity Techniques, in Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging (eds B. Allen, M. Dohler, E. E. Okon, W. Q. Malik, A. K. Brown and D. J. Edwards), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470056843.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Oxford, UK

  2. 4

    France Télécom R&D, France

  3. 5

    BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

  4. 6

    University of Manchester, Communications Engineering, Microwave and Communication Systems Research Group, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Telecommunications Research, London, UK

  2. 2

    Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. in Tokyo, Japan

  3. 3

    University of Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032558

Online ISBN: 9780470056844

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Keywords:

  • antenna diversity techniques combatting fading in wireless channels;
  • additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) channel;
  • narrowband non-line-of-sight (NLOS) channels;
  • receive and transmit diversity;
  • Alamouti scheme;
  • MIMO diversity systems;
  • multi-antenna communication systems combatting multipath fading

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Review of Fading

  • Receive Diversity

  • Transmit Diversity

  • MIMO Diversity Systems

  • References