Secure Transmission in Spectrum Sharing MIMO Channels with Generalized Antenna Selection over Nakagami-m Channels

Yuzhen Huang, Fawaz S. Al-Qahtani, Trung Q. Duong, Jinlong Wang, Chunxiao Cai

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In this paper, we investigate the secrecy outage performance of spectrum sharing multiple-input multiple-output networks using generalized transmit antenna selection with maximal ratio combining over Nakagami-m channels. In particular, the outdated channel state information is considered at the process of antenna selection due to feedback delay. Considering a practical passive eavesdropper scenario, we derive the exact and asymptotic closed-form expressions of secrecy outage probability, which enable us to evaluate the secrecy performance with high efficiency and present a new design insight into the impact of key parameters on the secrecy performance. In addition, the analytical results demonstrate that the achievable secrecy diversity order is only determined by the parameters of the secondary network, while other parameters related to primary or eavesdropper's channels have a significantly impact on the secrecy coding gain.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7516601
Pages (from-to)4058-4065
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Access
Publication statusPublished - 2016



  • MIMO wiretap channel
  • Nakagami-m fading
  • secrecy outage probability
  • Spectrum sharing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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