Reducing the peak-to-average power ratio of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing signal through bit or symbol interleaving

Jayalath, Dhammika & Tellambura, Chintha (2000) Reducing the peak-to-average power ratio of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing signal through bit or symbol interleaving. Electronics Letters, 36(13), pp. 1161-1163.

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An interleaver-based technique for improving the peak-to-average power ratio (PAP) of an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing signal is presented. For this technique, K-1 random interleavers are used to produce (K-1) permuted sequences from the same information sequence. The PAPs of the permuted sequences and the original information sequence are then computed using K oversampled fast Fourier transforms (OFFTs). The sequence with the lowest PAP is chosen for transmission. Results show that for 256 subcarriers and quadrature phase shift keying data symbols, even with K=2, the 0.1% PAP is reduced by 1.3 dB and with K=4 it is reduced by 2 dB. The 0.1% PAP can be reduced by 3 dB and the 0.01% PAP by 4 dB at a cost of 16 OFFTs and a data rate loss of <0.8% with K=16.

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ID Code: 13743
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: OFDM, Peak Power Reduction, PAPR, Interleaving
DOI: 10.1049/el:20000822
ISSN: 0013-5194
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500) > Communications Technologies not elsewhere classified (100599)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 IEEE
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Deposited On: 12 Jun 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 17:48

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