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MIMO detection in analog VLSI

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Kos, Greece
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages4895 - 4898
ISBN (Print)0780393902
StatePublished - May 2006
EventInternational Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2006 - Kos, Greece


ConferenceInternational Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2006


In this paper we propose an analog VLSI approach to maximum a posteriori (MAP) detection in multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems. This detector can be seen as an extension of the well known analog decoding concept for error correcting codes, as it is constructed using similar building blocks. Therefore, it can naturally interact with analog decoders in order to perform turbo detection in MIMO systems. First transistor-level simulations for a small analog MIMO detector in a 0.25/spl mu/m BiCMOS process agree well with floating-point digital simulations

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Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2006) Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: This research is sponsored by Toshiba TRL Terms of use: Copyright © 2006 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.


International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2006

Duration21 Jan 200624 Jan 2006

Event: Conference

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