Results of link-level simulations using field measurement data for an FTDL-spatial/MLSE-temporal equalizer

Takefumi Yamada, Shigeru Tomisato, Tadashi Masumoto, Uwe Trautwein

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Abstract

This letter shows the results of a series of link level simulations conducted to evaluate the performances of spatial and temporal equalizers (S/T-equalizers) using field measurement data. The configuration of the spatial and temporal equalizer discussed in this letter can be expressed as a cascade of an adaptive array antenna and maximum likelihood sequence estimator (MLSE): each of the adaptive array antenna elements has a fractionally spaced tapped delay line (FTDL), and the MLSE has taps covering a portion of channel delay profile. Bit error rate (BER) performances of the S/T-equalizers are presented, and performance sensitivity to symbol timing offset is investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1956-1960
Number of pages5
JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
VolumeE84-B
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adaptive array antenna
  • Adaptive equalizer
  • Broadband mobile communication
  • Field measurement data
  • Spatial and temporal equalizer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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