The performance of orthogonal frequency multiplexing (OFDM) communication systems is affected by the peak to average power ratio (PAPR). The research work uses a hybrid transform for reducing this PAPR value. In recent years, OFDM is more prevalent in the research field, particularly in wireless communication. OFDM system is found to have a high PAPR value. This high PAPR leads to nonlinear distortions that result in low power efficiency. Hence there is a need to minimize PAPR. Hadamard transform is a commonly used technique for the reduction of PAPR. However, greater efficiency can be carried out using a hybrid way to reducing the PAPR of the signals applying OFDM. Modified Discrete Cosine Transform (MDCT) combined with nonlinear companding technique, is suggested to minimize PAPR, described as a hybrid transform. It is shown that the hybrid transform achieves a better lessening of PAPR and minimized Bit Error Rate (BER) in the OFDM communication system when compared with the basic OFDM, Hadamard transforms, and Companding technique.
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Nageswaran, K., Selvan, M. & Gandhi, M. A Hybrid Transform for Reduction of Peak to Average Power Ratio in OFDM System. Wireless Pers Commun (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-021-08174-z
- Modified DCT technique
- Non-linear companding technique
- Hybrid transform