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Power Spectral Density Analysis of WLAN Based OFDM System

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Executive Summary

OFDM is a technique used in modern broadband wireless communications systems. OFDM has been adopted for wireless standards such as IEEE 802.11a. In this paper, different Power Spectral Density (PSD) curves of OFDM signal based on WLAN with various pulse shapes are presented. OFDM waveform is analyzed in frequency domain response for different modulation techniques such as BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM and different block sizes such as 50 and 2048. Power spectral density increases with increase in levels of modulation. For high power spectral density of transmitter higher levels of QAM modulation techniques are preferred.

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