Rana, Md. Masud, Kouzani, Abbas Z. and Islam, Md. Saiful 2010, PAPR reduction technique for LTE OFDMA systems, in ICFIT 2010 : Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Future Information Technology, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., [Chengdu, China], pp. V2-74-V2-77.
Long term evolution (LTE) is the final step toward the 4th generation (4G) of radio technologies designed to increase the capacity and speed of mobile networks. LTE uses orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) for the downlink transmission and single carrier-frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) for uplink. OFDMA meets the 4G requirement for spectrum flexibility and enables cost-efficient solutions for very wide carriers with high peak rates. However, the potentially large peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) of the transmitting signals has limited its application. This high PAPR causes interference when the OFDM signals are passed through an amplifier which does not have enough linear range. In this article, we investigate a clipping based PAPR reduction method for LTE OFDMA systems. Simulation results show that the clipping method is reduced PAPR significantly which decreases as the number of clip and filtering level is increased. As a results, increase the mean transmit power, and improve the power amplifier efficiency. This comes at the outlay of complexity, efficiency as well as cost.
Field of Research
090609 Signal Processing 100510 Wireless Communications
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