Asymptotic Error Rate Behaviour for Noncoherent On-Off Keying in Nakagami-m Fading Channel

Chi Ming LO  Wong-Hing LAM  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E84-B   No.2   pp.341-343
Publication Date: 2001/02/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Antenna and Propagation
Keyword: 
Nakagami-m fading,  Rician fading,  Rayleigh fading,  on-off keying,  

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Summary: 
This paper investigates the asymptotic error rate behaviour for noncoherent OOK signalling scheme in the presence of Nakagami-m fading. A transcendental equation to compute the optimum threshold level is also derived. Comparison on trends in optimum threshold level and its corresponding ratio of the Mark and Space error probabilities between different channels are presented.