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Performance Comparison between OQAM and N-continuous OFDM

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ABSTRACT

Orthogonal frequency division multiplex/offset QAM (OFDM/OQAM) and N-continuous OFDM are both improved multi-carrier modulation (MCM) techniques for the transmission of signals over multipath fading channels. In this paper, we aim to compare these two techniques with respect to out-of-band radiation, bit error ratio (BER) and calculation complexity. Analysis and simulation results show that, compared to the N-continuous OFDM, the OFDM/OQAM has lower out-of-band radiation, calculation consumption and similar BER performance.

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Cheng, G. , Li, H. , Li, S. , Gong, L. , Dong, B. and Wei, P. (2013) Performance Comparison between OQAM and N-continuous OFDM. Communications and Network, 5, 390-393. doi: 10.4236/cn.2013.53B2071.

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