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A Gradient Based Algorithm for PAPR Reduction of OFDM using Tone Reservation Technique

Janaaththanan, S, Kasparis, C and Evans, Barry G (2008) A Gradient Based Algorithm for PAPR Reduction of OFDM using Tone Reservation Technique 67th IEEE VTS Vehicle Technology Conference. pp. 2977-2980.

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose a low complexity gradient based approach for enabling the Tone Reservation (TR)technique to reduce the Peak-to-Average Power Ratio (PAPR) of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) signals. The performance of the proposed algorithm is evaluated for different pilot location in the frequency domain, and also in combination with the Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) spreading technique proposed in [6]; in order to further reduce the PAPR. Simulation results show that the new technique achieves significant PAPR reductions, which are further enhanced when it is combined with DFT spreading. The simulation results also show that the performance of the technique is dependent on the pilot positions. In addition, further investigation was performed where the reduction tones are constrained, equal to the average power mask for the data tones, by a simple projection rule in the frequency domain both for the TR scheme and for the combined scheme. Simulation results show that the contiguous pilot arrangement provides better PAPR reduction performance in both cases, when the peak-cancellation signal is constrained in the frequency domain.

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Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
Depositing User: Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2010 10:41
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:36
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/2034

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