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Pilot and Data Symbol-Aided Frequency Estimation for UWB-OFDM

By Young-Hwan You and Joon Beom Kim
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 90, 205-217, 2009


In this paper, an improved residual carrier frequency offset estimation scheme is proposed for ultra-wideband multiband orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (UWB-OFDM) systems. The basic idea of our approach is based on the fact that two adjacent OFDM symbols convey identical information in an UWB-OFDM system. The mean square error of the synchronization scheme is derived, and its simple expression is also calculated. Finally, simulation results are demonstrated to verify the theoretical analysis in this paper.


Young-Hwan You and Joon Beom Kim, "Pilot and Data Symbol-Aided Frequency Estimation for UWB-OFDM," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 90, 205-217, 2009.


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