A Power Control for OFDM Transmission Scheme in a Cochannel Interference Environment

동일 채널 간섭 환경에서 OFDM 전송 방식을 위한 송신 전력 제어

  • 박진규 (부경대학교 전자공학과) ;
  • 임창헌 (부경대학교 전자컴퓨터정보통신공학부)
  • Published : 2007.03.31


This paper presents a power control scheme for OFDM based wireless communication systems in a multicell environment with co-channel interference which enables each system to achieve its target level of transmission bit rate. Generally, the optimal or near optimal power control scheme for multicarrier systems is Down to control the power level of each subcarrier in accordance with the associated channel status, which may be found in WF(waterfilling) and WF(iterative waterfilling) schemes. However, this requires the channel state information associated with every subchannel to be fed back from the receiver to its transmitter for successful power control. If the wireless channel exhibits relatively fast fading or the number of subcarriers is large, this may result in a considerable overhead. Here, in order to alleviate this problem, we propose a power control strategy for an OFDM systems maintaining the same power level over all the subcarriers. Also we prove its convergence, compare its complexity with that of the existing IWF algorithm, and examine its convergence characteristic through computer simulations.


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