Joint iterative transmit/receive FDE & FDIC for single-carrier block transmissions

Kazuki Takeda, Fumiyuki Adachi

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In this paper, we propose a novel iterative transmit/receive equalization technique for single-carrier (SC) block transmission in a severe frequency-selective fading channel. Iterative frequency-domain intersymbol interference (ISI) cancellation (FDIC) is introduced to the previously proposed joint iterative transmit/receive frequency-domain equalization (FDE) based on the minimum mean square error (MMSE) criterion. 1-tap FDE is employed at the transmitter. At the receiver, a 1-tap FDE and FDIC are jointly used and they are updated in an iterative manner. The transmit FDE weight is derived based on the MMSE criterion by taking into account the reduction of residual ISI in the receiver. To derive the weight, the transmitter assumes that the receiver can partially reduce the residual ISI after the FDIC. We conduct a computer simulation to investigate the achievable bit error rate (BER) performance to confirm the effectiveness of our proposed technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1396-1404
Number of pages9
JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011 May


  • Frequency-domain equalization
  • Interference cancellation
  • Single-carrier


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