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Hardware realization of a low-complexity fading filter for multipath Rayleigh fading simulator

Özen, Serdar and Arsal, Ali and Toker, Kadir Atilla (2011) Hardware realization of a low-complexity fading filter for multipath Rayleigh fading simulator. Electrical Engineering, 93 (2). pp. 83-90. ISSN 0948-7921

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00202-010-0190-2

Abstract

A low-complexity high performance Rayleigh fading simulator, and its Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) implementation are presented. This proposed method is a variant of the method of filtering of the white Gaussian noise where the filter design is accomplished in the analog domain and transferred into digital domain. The proposed model is compared with improved Jakes' model, auto-regressive (AR) filtering, existing auto-regressive moving-average (ARMA) filtering techniques, and inverse discrete Fourier transform (IDFT)-based techniques, in performance and computational complexity. The proposed method outperforms AR(20) filter and modified Jakes' generators in performance. Although IDFT method achieves the best performance, it brings a significant cost in storage. The proposed method achieves high performance with the lowest complexity, and its performance has been verified on commercially available FPGA platforms. Our fixed-point Rayleigh fading-channel emulator uses only 2% of the configurable slices, 1% of the Look-Up-Table (LUT) resources and 3% of the dedicated multipliers on the FPGA platform that has been used.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Multipath fading; Fading filter; Rayleigh fading simulator; ARMA filtering; Quantized filtering; FPGA; Emulator; Complexity
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK1-4661 Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800-8360 Electronics
ID Code:16559
Deposited By:Ali Arsal
Deposited On:14 Jun 2011 14:27
Last Modified:14 Jun 2011 16:34

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