Transmit diversity schemes for BCH transmission in IEEE 802.16m

Kichun Cho, Mihyun Lee, Jaeweon Cho, Hokyu Choi, Dong Seek Park, O. H. Seong-Jun

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IEEE802.16m standard is based on the MIMO-OFDM technology to provide high speed packet data service both in downlink and uplink. For the downlink broadcasting of control information, in order to extend the coverage of a cell, the nominal operating point should be set for the user at the edge of a cell, and no feedback should be used. For broadcasting that information, the MIMO technology should take a transmit diversity form, targeted for low SNR. Several transmit diversity schemes are presented and preferable modes of operations for the broadcasting channel are proposed with numerical analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2533-2537
Number of pages5
JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jul


  • Low snr
  • MIMO
  • OFDM
  • Overhead channel

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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