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The PAPR performance in WLAN-OFDM system

Ngajikin, Norhafizah and Syed Yusof, Sharifah Kamilah (2008) The PAPR performance in WLAN-OFDM system. In: OFDM and MIMO-OFDM System. Penerbit UTM, Johor, pp. 1-8. ISBN 978-983-52-0660-3

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OFDM is a communication technique that divides a communication channel into a number of equally spaced frequency hands. This modulation scheme is derived from multi-carrier modulation (MCM). A subcarrier that carries a portion of the user information is transmitted in each frequency sub-band. In OFDM, every subcarrier is orthogonal to each other subcarrier. Due to the summation of signals from each subcarrier in OFDM signal, Peak To Average Power Ratio (PAPR) problem arises. Figure 1.1 illustrates the flow of signal in the OFDM transmitter. ScN multiple subcarriers are added coherently and might contribute a peak in signal envelope that can achieve several dB above the average signal power.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:peak to average power ratio (PAPR), WLAN system
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
ID Code:27838
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:17 Aug 2012 04:00
Last Modified:05 Feb 2017 01:39

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