Time spread-windowed OFDM for spectral efficiency improvement

Hyejin Kim, Insik Jung, Yosub Park, Wonsuk Chung, Sooyong Choi, Daesik Hong

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This letter proposes a new orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)-based waveform, called time spread-windowed OFDM (TS-W-OFDM). TS-W-OFDM applies a windowing procedure to improve spectral efficiency and a time spreading method to create a block signal structure. Numerical results show that TS-W-OFDM has higher spectral efficiency and nearly same error rate compared to the conventional cyclic prefix-OFDM, windowed-OFDM (W-OFDM), weighted overlap and add-based OFDM (WOLA-OFDM), and filtered-OFDM (F-OFDM). In addition, they also show that TS-W-OFDM has lower complexity than W-OFDM, WOLA-OFDM, and F-OFDM.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8306902
Pages (from-to)696-699
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Wireless Communications Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Oct

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Manuscript received December 15, 2017; revised January 29, 2018; accepted February 28, 2018. Date of publication March 5, 2018; date of current version October 11, 2018. This work was supported in part by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (NRF-2015R1A2A1A01006162) and in part by Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion (IITP) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIP) (2016-0-00181, Development on the core technologies of transmission, modulation and coding with low-power and low-complexity for massive connectivity in the IoT environment). The associate editor coordinating the review of this paper and approving it for publication was D. So. (Corresponding author: Daesik Hong.) H. Kim, I. Jung, Y. Park, S. Choi, and D. Hong are with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul 03772, South Korea (e-mail: gimhj9209@yonsei.ac.kr; insik0618@yonsei.ac.kr; pyosub@yonsei.ac.kr; csyong@yonsei.ac.kr; daesikh@yonsei.ac.kr).

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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