Performance Evaluation of CDMA Adaptive Interference Canceller with RAKE Structure Using Developed Testbed in Multiuser and Multipath Fading Environment

Hironori MIZUGUCHI  Shousei YOSHIDA  Akihisa USHIROKAWA  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E81-A   No.11   pp.2311-2318
Publication Date: 1998/11/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications)
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DS-CDMA,  adaptive interference canceller (AIC),  near-far resistance,   transmission power control (TPC),  

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Summary: 
In this paper, we describe the implementation of the proposed single user type CDMA adaptive interference canceller (AIC) with RAKE structure in the developed testbed for the base station, and evaluate its performance in the multiuser and multipath fading environment. Laboratory experiment demonstrates that the AIC receiver is much more near-far resistant than the conventional matched filter (MF) receiver in the multiuser case. When the power of the other users is 6 dB larger than that of the desired user, the AIC receiver can achieve the BER of 10-3 at C/PG = 33. 3 % in the 2-path fading channel, while the MF receiver cannot achieve the BER at C/PG of more than 20. 8%. Furthermore, we evaluate the effect of transmission power reduction in the transmitter with transmission power control (TPC). The experimental result shows that the required transmission power can be greatly reduced by 3. 0 dB and 9. 2 dB with the AIC receiver at C/PG = 29. 2 % and 33. 3%, respectively.