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Performance of a Multicell MC-CDMA System with Power Control Errors in Nakagami Fading Channels
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2003/09/01
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technology
multicarrier CDMA, multicell, bit error rate, power control error, Nakagami fading channel,
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The bit error rate (BER) for an uplink multicell multicarrier code-division multiple-access (MC-CDMA) system in Nakagami-m fading channels is derived and expressed in the form of a single integral. The result is obtained without the approximation for the ratio of the interference power from other-cell to the power from the user-of-interest. Numerical results demonstrate the impacts of other-cell interference and power control errors on the BER.