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Solution Type: IP Core

End Market: Broadcast, Military, Test & Measurement, Wireless, Wireline

Evaluation Method: OpenCore Plus

Technology: DSP: Error Detection and Correction

Arria Series: Intel® Arria® 10, Arria® V, Intel® Arria® 10 SoC, Arria® V SoC

Cyclone Series: Cyclone® IV, Cyclone® V, Cyclone® V SoC

Stratix Series: Stratix® IV, Stratix® V


MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) techniques are be- ing used more and more in recent and upcoming stan- dards since they drastically outperform traditional SISO (Single Input Single Output) techniques in terms of max- imum throughput and range. This gain results from an increased spectral efficiency, lowering the overall system costs. A Minimum Mean Square Error (MMSE) MIMO detec- tor is an integral part of a MIMO receiver. The Creonic MMSE detector offers high throughputs even on low-cost FPGAs and convinces with a low implementation com- plexity at the same time. Its flexibility at design-time and run-time makes it the ideal fit for all kinds of MIMO appli- cations.


    Device Utilization and Performance

    Receiver x Transmitter: 4x4 Modulation symbols per clock cycle: 0.4 Throughput @ 100 MHz (Mbit/s) QPSK 16-QAM 64-QAM 256-QAM (M=2) (M=4) (M=6) (M=8) 80 160 240 320

    Getting Started

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    IP Quality Metrics

    Year IP was first released2013
    Latest version of Quartus supported15.1
    Altera Customer Use
    IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customerY

    Customer deliverables include the following:

    • Design file (encrypted source code or post-synthesis netlist)
    • Simulation model for ModelSim Altera edition
    • Timing and/or layout constraints
    • Testbench or design example
    • Documentation with revision control
    • Readme file
    Any additional customer deliverables provided with IP
    Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPN
    IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportY
    Source language
    Testbench languageVHDL
    Software drivers providedN
    Driver OS supportn/a
    User InterfaceAXI
    IP-XACT Metadata includedN
    Simulators supportedModelSim, RivieraPRO
    Hardware validated N. Altera Board Name DE1, DE2
    Industry standard compliance testing performed
    If No, is it planned?Y
    IP has undergone interoperability testing
    Interoperability reports available  N

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