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Software Implementation of WiMAX on the Sandbridge SandBlaster Platform

  • Daniel Iancu
  • Hua Ye
  • Emanoil Surducan
  • Murugappan Senthilvelan
  • John Glossner
  • Vasile Surducan
  • Vladimir Kotlyar
  • Andrei Iancu
  • Gary Nacer
  • Jarmo Takala
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4017)

Abstract

This paper describes a Sandbridge Sandblaster system implementation including both hardware and software elements for a WiMAX 802.16e system. The system is implemented on the fully functional multithreaded Sandblaster multiprocessor SB3010 SoC chip. The entire communication protocol, physical layer and MAC, has been implemented in software using pure ANSI C programming language and it executes in real time. In this paper, we also present a radio propagation analysis specific to the Samos island at the workshop location, and the DSP execution performance.

Keywords

Medium Access Control Automatic Gain Control Single Instruction Multiple Data OFDM Symbol Channel Frequency Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Iancu
    • 1
  • Hua Ye
    • 1
  • Emanoil Surducan
    • 1
  • Murugappan Senthilvelan
    • 1
  • John Glossner
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vasile Surducan
    • 1
  • Vladimir Kotlyar
    • 1
  • Andrei Iancu
    • 1
  • Gary Nacer
    • 1
  • Jarmo Takala
    • 3
  1. 1.Sandbridge TechnologiesWhite PlainsUSA
  2. 2.Computer Engineering, EEDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Tampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland

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