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OFDM Timing Estimation Method without Training Symbol
Eu-Suk SHIM Young-Hwan YOU
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2006/05/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technologies
OFDM, cyclic shift, synchronization, timing offset,
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In this letter, we present timing synchronization method using two consecutive orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols which are designed to be cyclic-shifted against each other. Our approach can be viewed as an expansion of Minn's correlation methods. Using the proposed OFDM signal, however, we can estimate the timing offset without any training symbol.