Maximum-Likelihood Carrier-Frequency Synchronization and Channel Estimation for MIMO-OFDM Systems

  • Soheil SalariEmail author
  • Mahmoud Ahmadian
  • Mehrdad Ardebilipour
  • Vahid Meghdadi
  • Jean-Pierre Cances
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 44)


In this chapter, we propose a new scheme for maximum-likelihood (ML) estimation of both carrier-frequency offset (CFO) and channel coefficients in multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) systems, assuming that a training sequence is available. Our scheme is also capable to accommodate any space–time coded (STC)-OFDM transmission. Furthermore, the Cramer–Rao bounds (CRBs) for both CFO and channel estimators are developed to evaluate the performance of the proposed scheme. The simulation results show that the proposed algorithm achieves almost ideal performance compared with the CRB for both channel and frequency offset estimations.


Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Fading Channel Channel Estimation Cyclic Prefix Channel Impulse Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soheil Salari
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mahmoud Ahmadian
    • 1
  • Mehrdad Ardebilipour
    • 1
  • Vahid Meghdadi
    • 2
  • Jean-Pierre Cances
    • 2
  1. 1.K. N. Toosi University of TechnologyTehranIran
  2. 2.University of Limoges, Ensil-GesteLimogesFrance

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