Design and Analysis of Universal-Filtered Multi-carrier (UFMC) Waveform for 5G Cellular Communications Using Kaiser Filter

  • Ravi Sekhar YarrabothuEmail author
  • Narmada Kanchukommula
  • Usha Rani Nelakuditi
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 898)


Currently, the 5G research is trying to address the existing OFDM-based LTE problems such as high peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) and spectral loss. Universal-filtered multi-carrier (UFMC) technique can be considered as a candidate waveform for 5G communications because it provides robustness against inter-symbol interference (ISI) and inter-carrier interference (ICI) and suitable for low-latency scenarios. In this paper, Kaiser filter is used instead of standard Dolph–Chebyshev for UFMC-based waveform to provide better power spectrum and to avoid spectral leakage and is simulated using MATLAB software. A comparative study for Dolph–Chebyshev and Kaiser filters is performed, and the results are presented in this paper. The results show improvement in PSD and reduction in PAPR for UFMC with Kaiser-based window, in contrast to UFMC with Dolph–Chebyshev filter and conventional OFDM.


UFMC 5G Dolph–Chebyshev filter Kaiser filter and OFDM LTE 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravi Sekhar Yarrabothu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Narmada Kanchukommula
    • 1
  • Usha Rani Nelakuditi
    • 1
  1. 1.Depatment of Electronics and Communication Engineering, VFSTR (Deem to be University)GunturIndia

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