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Analysis of 16-APSK modulation in AWGN and Rayleigh fading channel

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1608 - 1610
JournalElectronics Letters
Journal issue17
StatePublished - Aug 1992


The error probability for fully differential 16-APSK in a Rayleigh fading channel has been evaluated theoretically and through the use of extensive computer simulation. The optimum ring ratio and detection thresholds have been determined and the results indicate that 16-APSK can be considered as a potential candidate for spectrally efficient digital transmission over practical mobile fading channels

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Sponsorship: Y.C. Chow is grateful for the CVCP Overseas Research Student Award and A.R. Nix would like to thank the UK SERC and BNR Europe Ltd. for their financial support Publisher: Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)

    Research areas

  • modulation, mobile radio systems, phase shift keying, fading

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