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FPGA Prototyping of A High Data Rate LTE Uplink Baseband Receiver

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dc.contributor.author Wang, Guohui
Yin, Bei
Amiri, Kiarash
Sun, Yang
Wu, Michael
Cavallaro, Joseph R.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-12T18:58:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-12T18:58:37Z
dc.date.issued 2009-11-01
dc.identifier.other http://scholar.google.com/scholar?cluster=988970006090249165&hl=en&as_sdt=0,44
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/64242
dc.description.abstract The Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard is becoming the appropriate choice to pave the way for the next generation wireless and cellular standards. While the popular OFDM technique has been adopted and implemented in previous standards and also in the LTE downlink, it suffers from high peak-to-average-power ratio (PAPR). High PAPR requires more sophisticated power amplifiers (PAs) in the handsets and would result in lower efficiency PAs. In order to combat such effects, the LTE uplink choice of transmission is the novel Single Carrier Frequency Division Multiple Access (SC-FDMA) scheme which has lower PAPR due to its inherent signal structure. While reducing the PAPR, the SC-FDMA requires a more complicated detector structure in the base station for multi-antenna and multi-user scenarios. Since the multi-antenna and multi-user scenarios are critical parts of the LTE standard to deliver high performance and data rate, it is important to design novel architectures to ensure high reliability and data rate in the receiver. In this paper, we propose a flexible architecture of a high data rate LTE uplink receiver with multiple receive antennas and implemented a single FPGA prototype of this architecture. The architecture is verified on the WARPLab (a software defined radio platform based on Rice Wireless Open-access Research Platform) and tested in the real over-the-air indoor channel.
dc.description.sponsorship Nokia
dc.description.sponsorship Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN)
dc.description.sponsorship Xilinx
dc.description.sponsorship Azimuth Systems
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher IEEE
dc.subject 3GPP LTE
OFDM
WARP
Efficiency
dc.title FPGA Prototyping of A High Data Rate LTE Uplink Baseband Receiver
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.contributor.center Center for Multimedia Communication
dc.citation.pageNumber 248-252
dc.citation.location Pacific Grove, CA
dc.citation.conferenceName 43rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers
dc.citation.conferenceDate 2009
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dc.identifier.citation G. Wang, B. Yin, K. Amiri, Y. Sun, M. Wu and J. R. Cavallaro,"FPGA Prototyping of A High Data Rate LTE Uplink Baseband Receiver," in 43rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, 2009, pp. 248-252.

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