On Quasi-Optimum Detection of Nonlinearly Distorted OFDM Signals

  • João Guerreiro
  • Rui Dinis
  • Paulo Montezuma
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 423)


In this paper we considered OFDM schemes that somehow have a nonlinear operation on their transmission chain. Contrary to the conventional OFDM implementations, we consider the distortion term that come from that operation as something useful that has information on the transmitted signals. To efficiently harvest this information, we develop an optimum-based receiver that presents good performance improvements without introduce very high complexities. The performance of this sub-optimal receiver is investigated under different types of channel and considering receive diversity.


OFDM signals nonlinear distortion effects optimum receiver Euclidean distance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • João Guerreiro
    • 1
    • 2
  • Rui Dinis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Paulo Montezuma
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.DEE, FCTUniversidade Nova de LisboaMonte de CaparicaPortugal
  2. 2.IT, Instituto de TelecomunicaçõesLisboaPortugal
  3. 3.UNINOVAMonte de CaparicaPortugal

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