MIMO minimum leakage - Physically secure wireless data transmission

M. S. Mohammadi

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Abstract

It is well known that multi antenna communication schemes improve transmission performance in terms of efficiently exploiting available transmission bandwidth and lowering transmission error probability. But in this paper, it is shown that Multi-Input-Multi-Output (MIMO) systems can be used to implement physically secure wireless transmissions. Specifically, it is possible to combine information symbols in a way that only the legitimate user could detect and identify the received information. Since channel state of each user is random and unique, it can be considered as secret information and be utilized for inherently secure transmission. In this paper a beamforming-like scheme is proposed that makes use of the unique characteristics of the legitimate channel to afford physically secure wireless communication.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies, AICT 2009
Place of PublicationPistacaway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781424447404
ISBN (Print)9781424447398
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event2009 International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies, AICT 2009 - Baku, Azerbaijan
Duration: 14 Oct 200916 Oct 2009

Other

Other2009 International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies, AICT 2009
CountryAzerbaijan
CityBaku
Period14/10/0916/10/09

Keywords

  • Information assurance
  • Multi antenna communication
  • Physical layer security
  • Secure key agreement

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