Performance of Low Complex Antenna Diversity Techniques for Mobile OFDM Systems

  • Armin Dammann
  • Stefan Kaiser


In this paper, we investigate different antenna diversity concepts, which can be easily applied to orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) systems. The focus is on standard compatibility, i.e. this schemes can be implemented to already existing OFDM systems without changing the standards. The introduced diversity techniques are applied exemplarily to the DVB-T system. Bit error performance investigations were done by simulation for different DVB-T and diversity parameter sets.


Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex System Cyclic Prefix Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Symbol Maximum Ratio Combine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Armin Dammann
    • 1
  • Stefan Kaiser
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Communications and NavigationGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)OberpfaffenhofenGermany

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