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Low complexity synchronisation, equalisation and diversity combining for home-based Hiperlan/1 transceivers

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 51st IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Tokyo, Japan
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages2242 - 2246
ISBN (Print)0780357183
StatePublished - May 2000
Event51st Vehicular Technology Conference 2000 (VTC 2000-Spring) - Tokyo, Japan


Conference51st Vehicular Technology Conference 2000 (VTC 2000-Spring)
Period1/05/00 → …


This paper discusses the development of a Hiperlan/1 radio modem for the simultaneous transmission of video, voice and data in the home environment. In particular, the performance of the wireless modem has been optimised to support MPEG II video streams. The modem will eventually be integrated with digital set-top box equipment to support wireless Internet and digital television applications around the home. This paper describes a number of enhanced architectures and algorithms that enable an efficient FPGA implementation of the baseband digital equaliser, synchroniser and diversity combiner. Results show that the entire baseband receiver can easily fit within a single Xilinx Virtex device and that error-free packet rates in excess of 99% are possible, even in worst case radio channels.

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Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: This study was performed as part of the ESPRIT WINHOME project (25048) Terms of use: Copyright © 2000 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring 2000. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

Research areas

  • Hiperlan /I, FPGA implementation


51st Vehicular Technology Conference 2000 (VTC 2000-Spring)

Duration1 May 2000 → …

Event: Conference

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