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Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Analysis for Golden Coded MIMO Systems

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 52 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2012
Mohamed L. Ammari
Anis Bdiri

Mohamed L Ammari and Anis Bdiri. Article: Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Analysis for Golden Coded MIMO Systems. International Journal of Computer Applications 52(6):32-38, August 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Mohamed L. Ammari and Anis Bdiri},
	title = {Article: Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Analysis for Golden Coded MIMO Systems},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {52},
	number = {6},
	pages = {32-38},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


The combination of the orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) technique and the multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) architecture has emerged as a promising candidate for future wireless communications. The Space-time block coding (STBC) technique permits to fully take advantage of MIMO-OFDM systems and to effectively improve the channel capacity and the spatial diversity. The Golden Code (GC) is a full-rate and full-diversity, space-time code for 2 × 2 MIMO systems. Thanks to its algebraic construction, the GC achieves Diversity-Multiplexing gain trade-off and preserves the mutual information. However, it is well known that STBC-MIMO-OFDM systems are sensitive to the high Peak-to-Average-Power Ratio (PAPR) of the transmitted signals. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the PAPR of golden coded MIMO-OFDM systems. We investigate the effect of the roll-off factor on the PAPR characteristics and analyze the system performances.


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