By Topic

Coded Decision-Directed Channel Estimation for Coherent Detection in Terrestrial DMB Receivers

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)

This paper proposes a coded decision-directed (DD) channel-estimation method with two-dimensional averaging for T-DMB receivers. Since the noncoherent differential demodulation of existing T-DMB receivers can not track channel variation, it may not work well in fast-fading channels. To overcome this problem, coherent detection based on channel estimation is introduced. The proposed method re- modulates the output of the soft-decision Viterbi decoder for coded DD channel estimation to obtain more accurate decision symbols than hard-decision symbols. To both mitigate the effects of noise and smooth incorrectly-estimated coefficients, the estimated channel coefficients are two- dimensionally averaged. The enhanced accuracy leads to the high-performance DQPSK demodulation robust to Doppler spread and noise. The proposed method may also contribute to the launch of the future T-DMB service of providing a higher data rate. Simulation results show that the proposed scheme performs much better than the conventional method, especially at high speed-moving receivers.

Published in:

IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics  (Volume:53 ,  Issue: 2 )