Hybrid Technique to Reduce PAPR in OFDM

  • Hardeep Singh
  • Harbinder Singh
  • Dinesh Arora
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 958)


Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) is typically a system used in encoding digital data. It has huge benefits among which primary are high spectral efficiency upon Inter Symbol Interference (ISI) and robustness. It also has some drawbacks, the main hitch in OFDM system is High Peak to Average Power Ratio (PAPR). In order to minimize PAPR, many techniques are available among which some common and efficient are Partial Transmit Sequence (PTS), Selected Mapping (SLM), Coding, Interleaving, Companding, Peak windowing, Peak reduction, Envelope Scaling. Every method has both edge and snag. The simplest is clipping. There are also some complex techniques like PTS, SLM. In this paper the proposed method is a hybrid combination of Repeated Frequency Domain Filtering and Clipping (RFDFC) and Absolute Exponential Companding (AEC). This method not only bring PAPR to 3.5 dB as compared to 10.5 dB in original, but is also easy to implement.


Domain filtering Clipping OFDM PAPR Bit error rate Companding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chandigarh Engineering CollegeLandranIndia

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