Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing with index modulation

Ertuǧrul Başar, Ümit Aygölü, Erdal Panayirci, H. Vincent Poor

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Abstract

In this paper, a novel orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) scheme, which is called OFDM with index modulation (OFDM-IM), is proposed for frequency-selective fading channels. In this scheme, inspiring from the recently introduced spatial modulation concept for multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) channels, the information is conveyed not only by M-ary signal constellations as in classical OFDM, but also by the indices of the subcarriers, which are activated according to the incoming bit stream. Different transceiver structures are proposed and a theoretical error performance analysis is provided for the new scheme. It is shown via computer simulations that the proposed scheme achieves significantly better error performance than classical OFDM due to the information bits carried in the spatial domain by the indices of OFDM subcarriers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2012 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2012
Pages4741-4746
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
Event2012 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2012 - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Dec 3 2012Dec 7 2012

Publication series

NameGLOBECOM - IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference

Other

Other2012 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2012
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period12/3/1212/7/12

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Başar, E., Aygölü, Ü., Panayirci, E., & Poor, H. V. (2012). Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing with index modulation. In 2012 IEEE Global Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2012 (pp. 4741-4746). [6503868] (GLOBECOM - IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference). https://doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOM.2012.6503868