Performance Analysis of Polynomial Cancellation Coding for OFDM Systems over Time-Varying Rayleigh Fading Channels

Abdullah S. ALARAIMI  Takeshi HASHIMOTO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E88-B   No.2   pp.471-477
Publication Date: 2005/02/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e88-b.2.471
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Multi-carrier Signal Processing Techniques for Next Generation Mobile Communications--Part2)
polynomial cancellation coding (PCC),  OFDM,  inter-carrier interference (ICI),  multi-path fading,  time-varying (fast) fading,  

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Polynomial cancellation coding (PCC) was proposed to mitigate the sever inter-carrier-interference (ICI) in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system caused by frequency offset. In this paper, we consider the effectiveness of PCC under time-variant multi-path Rayleigh fading analytically and by simulations. We first consider an analytical expression of the signal-to-interference plus noise power ratio (SINR) and then derive an approximation of the bit-error-rate (BER) of the OFDM-PCC system under the assumption that ICI is well approximated by a white Gaussian noise. Since the bandwidth efficiency of OFDM-PCC is half of that of normal OFDM, we compare the BER performance of the scheme with the normal OFDM system of the same bit-rate when low, medium, and high level modulations are used. Our results show that OFDM-PCC performs well even for high modulation level under time-varying multi-path fading.