Low Complexity FFT/IFFT Processor Applied for OFDM Transmission System in Wireless Broadband Communication

Processors of Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) and its inverse transform IFFT are a key component in OFDM based wireless broadband communication systems. It is essential to develop a high-speed and low-power performance FFT/IFFT processor to meet the real time and low cost prerequisites in such communication systems. This paper gives the details of the development of efficient 256-points FFT/IFFT architecture to be used in OFDM system and which satisfies the specification of IEEE 802.16a standard. The 256-points FFT architecture consists of an optimized pipeline implementation of 16-point FFT core based on Radix-2 butterfly processor element.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering (IJCEE) Topic: Hardware Date Added: Apr 2014 Format: PDF

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