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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2010, Article ID 213576, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/213576
Research Article

Optimization of Training Signal Transmission for Estimating MIMO Channel under Antenna Mutual Coupling Conditions

School of ITEE, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia

Received 2 December 2009; Revised 26 February 2010; Accepted 17 March 2010

Academic Editor: Hon Tat Hui

Copyright © 2010 Xia Liu and Marek E. Bialkowski. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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