Communication and Media Engineering

Die zentrale Idee und Vision ist es, eine wissenschaftliche und anwendungsorientierte Elite in den modernen Technologien der Telekommunikation und digitalen Medien auszubilden.



Wireless Communication


• Lecture ”Digital Communications with Lab”
• Basic knowledge about matrix calculations

Teaching methods Lecture
Learning target / Competences

Upon successful completion of this module, the student will be able to:
• understand the basic challenges in modern radio communication systems and networks
• model and describe the impact of a time-variant multipath radio channel
• design and analyse the signal processing applied in modern digital radio communication systems under different constrains
• understand the method for multiplying the capacity of a radio link using multiple transmission and receiving antennas (smart antenna systems, MIMO) and how they are used in modern wireless communication standards.

Duration 1
Hours per week 4.0
Classes 60 h
Individual / Group work: 90 h
Workload 150 h
ECTS 5.0
Requirements for awarding credit points

Oral exam M (50%) + Presentation RE (50%)

Responsible person

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tobias Felhauer

Maximum number of participants 15
Recommended semester 2+3
Frequency Annually (ss)

Master-Studiengang CME


Wireless Communication

Type Lecture
Nr. EMI2224
Hours per week 4.0

1.     Introduction

overview and classification of wireless radio communication systems, special characteristics and challenges in wireless communications

2. Characterization of mobile wireless communication channels

Properties and key parameters of wireless channels, radio propagation models, link budget, stochastic models, simulation and channel sounding

 3. Wireless transmission technologies

Digital modulations (in particular OFMDM) and diversity schemes, equalization, multiple access and duplex schemes, MIMO systems: capacity evaluation, spatial multiplexing, space-time coding (STC), spatial modulation, beamforming (massive MIMO)



  • Molisch, A.: Wireless Communications. John Wiley &Sons Ltd., IEEE Press. 2011.
  • Rohling, H.: OFDM: Concepts for Future Communication Systems. Springer Verlag, Berlin. 2011.
  • Larsson, E.; Stoica, P.: Space-Time Block Coding for Wireless Communications. Cambridge University Press. 2008.
  • Paulraj A; Nabar R.; Gore, D.: Introduction to Space-Time Wireless Communications. Cambridge University Press. 2003.
  • Proakis, J.G.: Digital Communications. McGraw-Hill International. 2008.