Chapter 4. UWB-MIMO Space–Time Coding

  1. Thomas Kaiser and
  2. Feng Zheng

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470740019.ch4

Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO

Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO

How to Cite

Kaiser, T. and Zheng, F. (2010) UWB-MIMO Space–Time Coding, in Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470740019.ch4

Author Information

  1. Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470712245

Online ISBN: 9780470740019



  • UWB-MIMO space–time coding;
  • STC technique for MB-OFDM-based UWB systems;
  • Alamouti coding, popularly used STC schemes in narrowband MIMO systems;
  • Alamouti space–time coding for UWB systems;
  • general space–time encoding–decoding scheme for UWB-MIMO;
  • spatio-frequency multiplexing-in MB-OFDM-based UWB systems;
  • time–frequency hopping pattern-of MB-OFDM system with three sub-bands;
  • Alamouti STC scheme for 2 × 1 MB-OFDM UWB systems


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Revisit of Alamouti Space–Time Coding for Narrowband Systems

  • Alamouti Space–Time Coding for UWB Systems

  • General Space–Time Coding for UWB Systems

  • Performance of Antenna Selection

  • Spatio-Frequency Multiplexing in MB-OFDM-Based UWB Systems

  • Summary