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Design and Simulation of Hartley based Multi Orthogonal Band OFDM

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 68 - Number 15
Year of Publication: 2013
Ali T. Shaheen

Ali T Shaheen. Article: Design and Simulation of Hartley based Multi Orthogonal Band OFDM. International Journal of Computer Applications 68(15):10-16, April 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Ali T. Shaheen},
	title = {Article: Design and Simulation of Hartley based Multi Orthogonal Band OFDM},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {68},
	number = {15},
	pages = {10-16},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


Recent advances in wireless communication systems have made use of OFDM technique to achieve high data rate transmission. The sensitivity to frequency offset between the carrier frequencies of the transmitter and the receiver is one of the major problems in OFDM systems. This frequency offset introduces inter-carrier interference in the OFDM symbol and then the BER performance reduced. In this paper a Multi-Orthogonal-Band MOB-OFDM system based on the Discrete Hartley Transform (DHT) is proposed to improve the BER performance. The OFDM spectrum is divided into equal sub-bands and the data is divided between these bands to form a local OFDM symbol in each sub-band using DHT. The global OFDM symbol is formed from all sub-bands together using the (IDHT). The BER performance of the proposed system is simulated and compared with the conventional OFDM in different channel conditions to show the gain in SNR achieved by the proposed system.


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