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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2017, Article ID 4287586, 4 pages
Research Article

Performance Analysis of 5G Transmission over Fading Channels with Random IG Distributed LOS Components

1Faculty of Technical Science, Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia
2Faculty of Technical Science, University of Pristina, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
3High Technical College, University of Niš, Niš, Serbia
4Faculty of Economics, University of Pristina, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia

Correspondence should be addressed to Petar Spalevic; moc.oohay@civelapsratep

Received 6 January 2017; Accepted 21 May 2017; Published 13 July 2017

Academic Editor: Rausley A. A. De Souza

Copyright © 2017 Dejan Jaksic et al. 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.


Mathematical modelling of the behavior of the radio propagation at mmWave bands is crucial to the development of transmission and reception algorithms of new 5G systems. In this study we will model 5G propagation in nondeterministic line-of-sight (LOS) conditions, when the random nature of LOS component ratio will be observed as Inverse Gamma (IG) distributed process. Closed-form expressions will be presented for the probability density function (PDF) and cumulative distribution function (CDF) of such random process. Further, closed-form expressions will be provided for important performance measures such as level crossing rate (LCR) and average fade duration (AFD). Capitalizing on proposed expressions, LCR and AFD will be discussed in the function of transmission parameters.