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Comparative Analysis of FBMC and OFDM Multicarrier Techniques for Wireless Communication Networks

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 100 - Number 19
Year of Publication: 2014
Bidyalaxmi Devi Tensubam
Nongmaithem Lalleima Chanu
Sonika Singh

Bidyalaxmi Devi Tensubam, Nongmaithem Lalleima Chanu and Sonika Singh. Article: Comparative Analysis of FBMC and OFDM Multicarrier Techniques for Wireless Communication Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications 100(19):27-31, August 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Bidyalaxmi Devi Tensubam and Nongmaithem Lalleima Chanu and Sonika Singh},
	title = {Article: Comparative Analysis of FBMC and OFDM Multicarrier Techniques for Wireless Communication Networks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {100},
	number = {19},
	pages = {27-31},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


Multicarrier (MC) techniques are highly attractive for the development of modern wireless communication systems such as 4th Generation (4G) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) systems. So far, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) is the most popular and highly recommended modulation technique for Dynamic spectrum access (DSA) and Cognitive Radio (CR) applications. Despite their numerous advantages, OFDM system suffers from few drawbacks. Filter bank Multicarrier (FBMC), another modulation technique evolved from OFDM which overcomes these drawbacks is examined. FBMC applies filter banks and omits the severe out of band leakage of OFDM. This paper presents the comparative performance analysis of conventional OFDM system and FBMC system in terms of Signal to noise ratio (SNR), Bit error rate (BER), Packet delivery ratio(PDR) and number of packets dropped with the help of computer simulations performed using NETWORK SIMULATOR NS-2. 34.


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