Performance of MIMO Systems Over Weibull Fading Channel using Maximal Ratio Combining
D.Lalitha Kumari1, M.N.Giri Prasad2

1Smt. D. Lalitha Kumari*, Research Scholar, Dept. of ECE JNTUA College of Engineering, Ananthapuramu, India
2Dr. M.N. Giri Prasad, Professor, Dept. of ECE JNTUA College of Engineering, Ananthapuramu, India.

Manuscript received on November 15, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 20 November, 2019. | Manuscript published on December 10, 2019. | PP: 4410-1415 | Volume-9 Issue-2, December 2019. | Retrieval Number: B7088129219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B7088.129219

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Abstract: Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) wireless systems are perceived a significant reorganization for upcoming wireless systems. The performance of communication systems in regards to their spectral efficiency and ability is enhanced as a result of MIMO systems. The required transmit power as for desired Bit Error Rate (BER) has been outfitted in combination with appropriate receiver diversity. The study exposed that MIMO is a further efficient energy system since accomplished a decent BER performance at low SNR, when compared with SISO, SIMO and MISO which needs high SNR to accomplish at appropriate BER performances. The multiplexing gain experienced in the multiple antenna strategies utilizing the Space Time Block Code (STBC) and Maximal Ratio Combining (MRC). The impacts of number of transmitter and receiver antennas on the MIMO system’s BER performance over Rayleigh, Rician and Weibull channels with STBC transmitter and MRC receiver is analyzed. The BER performance characteristics of MRC receiver is explored for Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (QPSK) modulation. 
Keywords: MIMO, BER, STBC, MRC, QPSK, Rayleigh, Rician, Weibull.
Scope of the Article: MIMO Antenna