This paper analyzes the impact of fading correlation and cross polarization coupling on the
error performance of V-BLAST MIMO system that employs detector algorithms like ZF, MMSE
and ML with ordering and successive cancellation. Simulation results show the BER
performance of these detectors for different modulation schemes. It is observed that lesser the
channel fading correlation and cross polarization coupling values better is the performance of
these detectors. Study is extended to see the effect of transmit and receive antenna correlation
on Ergodic MIMO capacity.