Comparative Analysis of Various Inter-Carrier Interference Cancellation Methods

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Naresh Kumar 1,* Gurleen Kaur 1 B.S. Sohi 2

1. UIET, Panjab University, Sector 25, Chandigarh, 160025, India

2. Chandigarh University Gharuan, Punjab, 140413, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 5 Jan. 2015 / Revised: 11 Feb. 2015 / Accepted: 17 Mar. 2015 / Published: 1 May 2015

Index Terms

OFDM, ICI cancellation, Self-cancellation, Equalization, Estimation, Windowing


This paper provides a review of various inter carrier interference cancellation methods used in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) in the downlink of Long Term Evolution (LTE) and in many other applications. It contains the analysis of different methods, their explanations, areas of implementation, advantages, drawbacks and finally a comparison of the methods has been made. The paper is based on the fact that during OFDM reception, the overlapping frequencies interfere due to various reasons and different methods have to be applied to avoid interference among the frequencies for a proper reception at the receiver.

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Naresh Kumar, Gurleen Kaur, B.S. Sohi,"Comparative Analysis of Various Inter-Carrier Interference Cancellation Methods", IJWMT, vol.5, no.3, pp.18-32, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijwmt.2015.03.02


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