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Analysis of intermodulation distortion specification for radio LANs using multicarrier schemes

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Original languageEnglish
Pages1229 - 1231
Number of pages2
JournalElectronic Letters
Journal publication dateJun 1993
Volume29
Journal issue13
StatePublished

Abstract

In ad hoc radio networks, a near-far problem occurs when a transmitter transmitting unwanted signals is much closer to a reference receiver than that transmitting wanted signals. Intermodulation distortion (IMD) from the unwanted transmitter due to the nonlinearity of its power amplifier may be strong enough to block the wanted signals. A closed form expression is derived to characterise the relationship between the blocking probability and linearity requirement of the power amplifier. The results presented are also verified by Monte-Carlo simulation

Additional information

Publisher: Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) Rose publication type: Journal article Sponsorship: This work was carried out under the ESPRIT project no. 7359 ‘LAURA’ (local area network user radio access) supported by the CEC

Research areas

  • Monte Carlo methods, intermodulation, local area networks, performance evaluation

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