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Synchronization in Wireless Communications

  1. Research Article

    Multiple CFOs in OFDM-SDMA Uplink: Interference Analysis and Compensation

    In OFDM-based space division multiple access (SDMA) systems, multiple users are served by a multiantenna base station simultaneously on the same frequency resources. In the uplink, each user's signal may be di...

    Malte Schellmann and Volker Jungnickel

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:909075

    Published on: 26 April 2009

  2. Research Article

    Digital Receiver Design for Transmitted Reference Ultra-Wideband Systems

    A complete detection, channel estimation, synchronization, and equalization scheme for a transmitted reference (TR) ultra-wideband (UWB) system is proposed in this paper. The scheme is based on a data model wh...

    Yiyin Wang, Geert Leus and Alle-Jan van der Veen

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:315264

    Published on: 16 March 2009

  3. Research Article

    Time and Frequency Synchronisation in 4G OFDM Systems

    This paper presents a complete synchronisation scheme of a baseband OFDM receiver for the currently designed 4G mobile communication system. Since the OFDM transmission is vulnerable to time and frequency offs...

    Adrian Langowski

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:641292

    Published on: 5 March 2009

  4. Research Article

    Effects of Carrier Frequency Offset, Timing Offset, and Channel Spread Factor on the Performance of Hexagonal Multicarrier Modulation Systems

    Hexagonal multicarrier modulation (HMM) system is the technique of choice to overcome the impact of time-frequency dispersive transmission channel. This paper examines the effects of insufficient synchronizati...

    Kui Xu and Yuehong Shen

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:802425

    Published on: 5 March 2009

  5. Research Article

    Biologically Inspired Intercellular Slot Synchronization

    The present article develops a decentralized interbase station slot synchronization algorithm suitable for cellular mobile communication systems. The proposed cellular firefly synchronization (CelFSync) algori...

    Alexander Tyrrell and Gunther Auer

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:854087

    Published on: 2 March 2009

  6. Research Article

    Robust Frame Synchronization for Low Signal-to-Noise Ratio Channels Using Energy-Corrected Differential Correlation

    Recent standards for wireless transmission require reliable synchronization for channels with low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) as well as with a large amount of frequency offset, which necessitates a robust cor...

    Dong-Uk Lee, Pansoo Kim and Wonjin Sung

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:345989

    Published on: 19 February 2009

  7. Research Article

    Monte Carlo Solutions for Blind Phase Noise Estimation

    This paper investigates the use of Monte Carlo sampling methods for phase noise estimation on additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) channels. The main contributions of the paper are (i) the development of a Mon...

    Frederik Simoens, Dieter Duyck, Hakan Çırpan, Erdal Panayırcı and Marc Moeneclaey

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:296028

    Published on: 12 February 2009

  8. Research Article

    A Practical Scheme for Frequency Offset Estimation in MIMO-OFDM Systems

    This paper deals with training-assisted carrier frequency offset (CFO) estimation in multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) systems. The exact maximum likelihoo...

    Michele Morelli, Marco Moretti and Giuseppe Imbarlina

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:821819

    Published on: 28 January 2009

  9. Research Article

    Feedforward Data-Aided Phase Noise Estimation from a DCT Basis Expansion

    This contribution deals with phase noise estimation from pilot symbols. The phase noise process is approximated by an expansion of discrete cosine transform (DCT) basis functions containing only a few terms.We...

    Jabran Bhatti and Marc Moeneclaey

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2009:568570

    Published on: 8 January 2009

  10. Research Article

    Impact of Carrier Frequency Offsets on Block-IFDMA Systems

    Recently, a new multiple access (MA) scheme called block-interleaved frequency division multiple access (B-IFDMA) is under consideration as an MA scheme candidate for 4G wireless applications. In this paper, t...

    E. P. Simon, V. Dégardin and M. Liénard

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2008 2009:483128

    Published on: 22 December 2008