Joint Tx/Rx MMSE filtering for single-carrier MIMO transmission

Shinya Kumagai, Tatsunori Obara, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Fumiyuki Adachi

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    6 Citations (Scopus)


    In this paper, we propose a joint transmit and receive linear filtering based on minimum mean square error criterion (joint Tx/Rx MMSE filtering) for single-carrier (SC) multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) transmission. Joint Tx/Rx MMSE filtering transforms the MIMO channel to the orthogonal eigenmodes to avoid the inter-antenna interference (IAI) and performs MMSE based transmit power allocation to sufficiently suppress the inter-symbol interference (ISI) resulting from the severe frequency-selectivity of the channel. Rank adaptation and adaptive modulation are jointly introduced to narrow the gap of received signal-tointerference plus noise power ratio (SINR) among eigenmodes. The superiority of the SC-MIMO transmission with joint Tx/Rx MMSE filtering and joint rank adaptation/adaptive modulation is confirmed by computer simulation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1967-1976
    Number of pages10
    JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
    Issue number9
    Publication statusPublished - 2014 Sep


    • Adaptive modulation
    • MIMO
    • MMSE filtering
    • Rank adaptation
    • Single-carrier transmission

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


    Dive into the research topics of 'Joint Tx/Rx MMSE filtering for single-carrier MIMO transmission'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this