Project Description

Course Overview

This short online course explains how multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and techniques such as beamforming and block coding are used to improve data capacity and reliability in IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN systems.

What you will learn
  • Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) concept

  • MIMO in 802.11n and 802.11ac

  • Spatial division multiplexing (SDM)

  • Beamforming

  • Cyclic shift diversity (CSD)

  • Maximal ratio combining (MRC)

  • Space-time block coding (STBC)

  • Alamouti’s code

Technical Level


Time to Complete

Approx. 40 mins

Course ID


Course Curriculum

1.1 Coping with Wireless Propagation  
1.2 Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Concept  
1.3 Standards Specifying MIMO  
1.4 MIMO in 802.11n and 802.11ac  
1.5 Spatial Division Multiplexing (SDM)  
1.6 MIMO  
1.7 Does MIMO Really Work?  

2.1 Multi-User MIMO and Beamforming  
2.2 MIMO Techniques – Cyclic Shift Diversity (CSD)  
2.3 MIMO Techniques – Beamforming  
2.4 Beamforming Implementation  
2.5 Maximal Ratio Combining (MRC)  
2.6 SDM and Space-Time Block Coding (STBC)  
2.7 Understanding STBCs and Alamouti’s Code  
2.8 Some MIMO Results  

Includes 1-year unlimited individual access to all course content

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