A NOMA scheme for visible light communications with single carrier transmission and frequency-domain successive interference cancellation

Lin, Bangjiang, Tang, Xuan, Ghassemlooy, Zabih, Li, Yiwei, Zhang, Min, Wu, Yi and Li, Hui (2019) A NOMA scheme for visible light communications with single carrier transmission and frequency-domain successive interference cancellation. Optik, 183. pp. 445-450. ISSN 0030-4026

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2019.02.070

Abstract

We propose a non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) scheme for visible light communications (VLC) based on single carrier (SC) transmission and frequency-domain successive interference cancellation. The scheme can achieve low peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR), a good balance between throughput and fairness, and a higher system capacity for a larger number of users. We show by experiment that SC with a lower PAPR offers improved bit error rate (BER) performance compared with the orthogonal frequency division multiplexing.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Visible light communications (VLC), Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA), Single carrier transmission
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2019 14:05
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2020 03:30
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/38346

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