A Study on The Capacity of Massive MIMO System with The Aid of MATLAB Simulink


Today’s main focus of the emerging cellular technologies is to fulfill users high demand while fully utilizing available resources. Massive MIMO is expected to play a vital role in this development, such as 5G, as it results in noticeably better performance, against the cost of needing more hardware components. This work study the effect of increasing the number of antennas on the system data-rate (capacity). We derive this relationship mathematically for both Single Input Single Output (SISO) and MIMO systems. Further, different from other papers in literature, using MATLAB Simulink we verify this proportionality for three modulation schemes (QPSK, 16 QAM and 64 QAM) and for several MIMO (2x2 and 4x4) and Massive MIMO (8x8, 16x16 and 24x24) systems. We finally establish a comparison between that theoretical results and results obtained from MATLAB Simulink.

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Sadig, M.H.M. and Mustafa, A.B.A. 2018. A Study on The Capacity of Massive MIMO System with The Aid of MATLAB Simulink. European Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. 2, 4 (May 2018). DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejece.2018.2.4.25.

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 Mohammed Hyder Mekki Sadig
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 Amin B. A. Mustafa
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