International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJITCS Vol.4, No.12, Nov. 2012

Analysis of MC-CDMA System in Mobile Communications

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M. F. Ghanim, M. F. L. Abdullah

Index Terms

MC-CDMA, PAPR, Spreading Codes, QAM, PSK, Modulation


Wireless communication plays an important role in our daily life. One of the most important techniques which is Candidate for the fourth generation is Multicarrier Code Division Multiple Access (MC-CDMA) due to its high data rate. This research paper presents the MC-CDMA system using different modulation techniques. The variety of modulation types are depended in order to show the effects of modulation index and type on broadcasting data. The bit error rate of the system is plotted for a range of signal to noise ratio so that the effect of modulation on the MC-CDMA system will be evident. Actually, the simulation results show that QAM gives less bit error rate that makes MC-CDMA more flexible and suitable for mobile communication next generation technology. Also, the peak-to-average power (PAPR) of MC-CDMA is analyzed to show that high PAPR is the main disadvantage of MC-CDMA system then the possible solutions for this problem are discussed in this research paper.

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M. F. Ghanim, M. F. L. Abdullah,"Analysis of MC-CDMA System in Mobile Communications", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.4, no.12, pp.87-94, 2012. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2012.12.10


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