Spectral Efficiency Analysis of Hybrid Precoding in Millimeter Wave MIMO Systems

  • Jing Li
  • Dianwu YueEmail author
  • Meng Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 517)


The utilization of millimeter wave (mmWave) frequency has shown great potential for future wireless cellular systems. Compared with conventional fully digital precoding, hybrid precoding achieves a high performance with less radio frequency (RF) chains and lower hardware complexity. In this paper, we investigate the hybrid precoding for multiuser communication in a downlink mmWave massive MIMO system. First, we present a hybrid precoding scheme designed based on zero-forcing (ZF) precoding. Then, we derive the spectral efficiency of this hybrid precoding scheme and get its closed-form expression which can be represented by the digamma function. Finally, simulation results demonstrate the validity of the analytical result.


Hybrid precoding Millimeter wave Zero forcing Spectral efficiency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Information Science and TechnologyDalian Maritime UniversityDalianChina
  2. 2.Department of Electronic EngineeringDalian Neusoft University of InformationDalianChina

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