Universal platform for high-speed wireless OFDM link evaluation

  • Koen Verdijck
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Abstract

A universal platform for the evaluation of high-speed wireless ATM links based on OFDM transmission is presented. The development is a proof of concept for the OFDM transmission scheme, both from the point of view of robustness to channel impairments, typically found in indoor environment, as from the point of view of efficiency of implementation. The rationale behind OFDM transmission is made clear through performance comparison of alternative techniques based on simulation. Highly efficient VLSI implementation is demonstrated with the development of a custom ASIC for OFDM modulation. Finally, the system architecture is drawn and the potential of the system to evaluate link performance in real-life channel conditions outlined.

Keywords

Code Division Multiple Access Pilot Symbol Delay Spread Code Spreading Guard Interval 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Koen Verdijck
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  1. 1.SAIT-DevlonicsBrusselsBelgium

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