A Novel Diversity Receiver Structure for Severe Fading and Frequency Offset Conditions
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This paper presents a novel diversity receiver of MPSK signal in fading channel in the presence of the carrier frequency offset. As a part of this receiver, a new algorithm for the estimation of the combining coefficients (ECC algorithm) is introduced. Having in mind that the QPSK modulation is one of the most used modulation formats in many wireless communication standards (LTE, WiFi, WiMax), the performance of the proposed receiver is analyzed in more detail for the QPSK modulation. In the presence of Rayleigh fading, representing the most severe fading condition, this algorithm shows significantly better performance comparing to the same receiver structure that uses conventional constant modulus algorithm (CMA1 or CMA2). The proposed diversity receiver structure with ECC algorithm operates within a wide carrier frequency offset range with a very small variation of the performance. For this reason, it can be applied in 4G mobile communication systems.
KeywordsFading, constant modulus algorithm, adaptive filtering, frequency offset, diversity receiver
Document typePeer reviewed
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SourceRadioengineering. 2015 vol. 24, č. 4, s. 956-961. ISSN 1210-2512
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