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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Signal Processing for mm Wave communication for 5G and beyond

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and NPTEL via Swayam


Due to significant tele-traffic growth in forthcoming 5G technology, it is essential to increase the service bandwidth and transmission radio frequency to millimeter wave. This comes with its own set problems due to higher path loss and other issues. This course encompasses the complete mmWave communication from the signal processing point of view. In this course, we will cover mmWave channel models, MIMO-OFDM in mmWave and Beamforming technology. We will also cover a rigorous MATLAB simulation to understand mmWave beamforming with MIMO-OFDM.INTENDED AUDIENCE : BTech final year, M.Tech students (enrolled or passed out), any employee of an organization which is involved in Physical layer (4G/5G) algorithms developmentPRE REQUISITE :Minimum: BE (ECE)SUPPORTED INDUSTRIES : Qualcomm Ltd., Mediatech Communication Private Ltd.


Week 1:Wireless Channel–A ray tracing model-Part-I (With an outline on modern modem structure) Week 2:Wireless Channel–A ray tracing model-Part-II
Week 3:Understanding of various channel related parameter statistics. Narrow band and broadband aspect
Week 4:mmWave channel model Week 5:Understanding angle of arrival (AoA) and angle of departure (AoD) concept, understanding channel gain Week 6:Introduction of single antenna beamforming in mmWave, an antenna array processing concept. Week 7:Details of beamforming in mmWave: Concept of antenna many fold vector, beam parameters, efficiency of beams pattern Week 8:Hybrid beamforming concept. Beamforming in MIMO system Part-I (Precoder, phase shifter, equalizer concepts)
Week 9:Hybrid beamforming concept. Beamforming in MIMO system Part-II (Optimization of design parameters)
Week 10:MIMO-OFDM with mmWave beamforming
Week 11:Parameter estimation in mmWave system (Mainly LMMSE based)
Week 12:Introduction of impairments and a basic analysis in mmWave system

Taught by

Prof. Amit Kumar Dutta

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