Turbo Layered Space Frequency Coded OFDM for High Speed Wireless Communications

Jong-Bu LIM  Cheol-Jin PARK  Gi-Hong IM  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E88-B   No.2   pp.463-470
Publication Date: 2005/02/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e88-b.2.463
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Multi-carrier Signal Processing Techniques for Next Generation Mobile Communications--Part2)
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Keyword: 
Bell Labs layered space-time,  orthogonal frequency division multiplexing,  MIMO systems,  successive interference cancellation,  turbo principle,  

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Summary: 
We propose a new diversity scheme for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing/multi-input multi-output (OFDM/MIMO) systems. The proposed scheme, named turbo layered space-frequency coded OFDM (TLSFC-OFDM), exploits the turbo principle with space hopping (SH). The TLSFC-OFDM system with SH provides a spatial coding so that we can obtain the transmit diversity. We also introduce a successive interference cancellation (SIC) algorithm that requires no ordering and fewer iterations to converge. As a result, this scheme reduces computational complexity. Computer simulation results show that the unordered SIC-based TLSFC-OFDM system outperforms the OFDM/H-BLAST system. It is also shown that the proposed system can operate even with fewer receive antennas than transmit antennas.