An Effective SLM-PRSC Hybrid Scheme for OFDM PAPR Reduction

Seungwoo HAN  Suckchel YANG  Yoan SHIN  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E90-A   No.12   pp.2971-2974
Publication Date: 2007/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e90-a.12.2971
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Communication Theory and Signals
Keyword: 
OFDM,  PAPR,  SLM,  PRSC,  hybrid SLM-PRSC,  

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Summary: 
In order to improve OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) PAPR (Peak-to-Average Power Ratio) reduction performance of the conventional SLM (SeLective Mapping), we propose an effective SLM-PRSC (PAPR Reduction Sub-Carrier) hybrid scheme. In the proposed scheme, after performing the SLM for the frequency domain OFDM symbol excluding pre-determined PRSC positions, the SLM-PRSC hybrid sequence with the lowest PAPR, which is generated by adding the time domain PRSC sequence to the results of the SLM, is selected as the transmitted OFDM signal. Since the identical PRSC sequences generated a priori are repeatedly used for every OFDM symbol, excessive IFFT (Inverse Fast Fourier Transform) calculation is avoided. Simulation results reveal that the proposed scheme significantly improves the PAPR reduction performance of the conventional SLM, while avoiding excessive increase of IFFT and PAPR calculation.