Performance Evaluation of Polar Code for Ultrareliable Low Latency Applications of 5G New Radio

  • Arti SharmaEmail author
  • Mohammad Salim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 546)


Channel coding for 5G New Radio is confronting everyday with novel challenges as to uphold and encourage various emerging use cases and new applications. State-of-the-art channel codes for existing mobile generations are already having questionable performance for many 5G applications. Polar code is prominent advancement in the channel coding area of this decade. The unprecedented performance of polar codes compelled 3GPP to adopt them for 5G eMBB control channels and over the physical broadcast channel. The 5G-URLLC scenario has strict requirement on the ultrahigh reliability and ultralow latency. Also, NR-URLLC scenario has analogous data rate necessity as that of the control channels. The low decoding complexity and latency with high reliability certainly makes polar code a strong contender in this race. This paper focuses on channel coding schemes particularly for NR-URLLC use case and evaluating the performance of polar codes for this scenario. Polar and LDPC code are compared on the basis of various parameters desired for URLLC scenario.


Polar code URLLC Reliability Turbo code LDPC code 5G new radio 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ECEMalaviya National Institute of Technology JaipurJaipurIndia

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