Performance of a Multicell MC-CDMA System with Power Control Errors in Nakagami Fading Channels

Zexian LI  Matti LATVA-AHO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E86-B   No.9   pp.2795-2798
Publication Date: 2003/09/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technology
Keyword: 
multicarrier CDMA,  multicell,  bit error rate,  power control error,  Nakagami fading channel,  

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Summary: 
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.