Performance Improvement of MIMO-OFDM Wireless Systems Using PAPR Reduction Techniques

High Peak to Average Power Ratio (PAPR) for MIMO-OFDM system is still a demanding area and difficult issue. The radio transmitter stations for covering and getting enough transmitted power in their desired area has to use High Power Amplifier (HPA). On the other hand, in order the HPA to have the most output power efficiency must be designed to work close to the saturation region, therefore due to the high PAPR of input signals, a factor which is called memory-less nonlinear distortion will affect the communication channels. The authors know the MIMO-OFDM receiver's efficiency is sensitive to the HPA. If the high power amplifier doesn't work in linear region, it can cause the out-of-band power to be kept under the specified limits.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Mobility Date Added: Sep 2012 Format: PDF

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