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PAPR Reduction in STBC MIMO OFDM System using AMS and PTS Schemes

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 96 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2014
Arjun Chopra
Komal Arora

Arjun Chopra and Komal Arora. Article: PAPR Reduction in STBC MIMO OFDM System using AMS and PTS Schemes. International Journal of Computer Applications 96(8):14-17, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Arjun Chopra and Komal Arora},
	title = {Article: PAPR Reduction in STBC MIMO OFDM System using AMS and PTS Schemes},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {96},
	number = {8},
	pages = {14-17},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


Increased data rates and reliability are the two key factors required to support emerging multimedia applications and new communications technologies. The two techniques used in high data rate transmission are orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) and multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) scheme. The OFDM is used to mitigate the problem of inter symbol interference (ISI) and provides good protection against co-channel interference and noise. MIMO system helps to reduce fading and can be used for decreasing bit error rate that is spatial diversity or to increase the data rate that is spatial multiplexing. The combination of MIMO and OFDM is MIMO OFDM system. MIMO-OFDM system converts frequency selective MIMO channel into multiple parallel flat fading channels. One of the major drawbacks of in MIMO-OFDM systems is that the transmitted signal exhibits a high PAPR when the input sequences are correlated. In this paper, AMS and PTS schemes have been used to reduce peak to average power ratio (PAPR) in multiple input multiple output orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (MIMO OFDM) system with Alamouti's space time block coding (STBC). The AMS scheme reduces the computational complexity and when AMS scheme is used with quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM). Simulation and results show that the AMS scheme reduces PAPR more efficiently than the PTS scheme.


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