An error bound analysis for M-DPSK in frequency-selective Rayleigh fading channel with diversity reception

YC Chow, AR Nix, JP McGeehan

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A theoretical upper bound is presented to calculate the error probability for raised cosine filtered M-ary differential phase-shift keying (RC M-DPSK) in frequency-selective Rayleigh fading channels. This analysis also allows the use of postdetection maximal-ratio diversity combining. The effect of delay spread and filter roll-off are also considered in the formulation. The irreducible error probabilities for 2, 4, 8 and 16-DPSK are compared with first and second order diversity reception. The numerical results show similar irreducible error performances for 4 and 8-DPSK with both performing better compared to B-DPSK and 16-DPSK. When diversity is applied, the performance of 4-DPSK is superior to that of other levels. The irreducible error performance of 4, 8 and 16-DPSK is shown to be better than B-DPSK in frequency selective fading channels.
Translated title of the contributionAn error bound analysis for M-DPSK in frequency-selective rayleigh fading channel with diversity reception
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages686 - 690
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)078030468, 0780320468
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1994
EventInternational Conference on Communications Systems, 2004 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 6 Sept 20049 Sept 2004


ConferenceInternational Conference on Communications Systems, 2004

Bibliographical note

Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: 1994 IEEE Int. Conf. on Communication Systems, Singapore
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: Y.C.Chow is grateful for Overseas Research
Student Award.

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