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Efficient multi-standard cognitive radios on FPGAs

Pham, Thinh H. and Fahmy, Suhaib A. and McLoughlin, Ian Vince (2014) Efficient multi-standard cognitive radios on FPGAs. In: 2014 24th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL). IEEE, pp. 1-2. E-ISBN 978-3-00-044645-0. (doi:10.1109/FPL.2014.6927380)

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Abstract

Cognitive radios that support multiple standards and modify operation depending on environmental conditions are becoming more important as the demand for higher bandwidth and efficient spectrum use increases. Traditional implementations in custom ASICs cannot support such flexibility, with standards changing at a faster pace, while software baseband implementations fail to achieve the performance required. Hence, FPGAs offer an ideal platform bringing together flexibility, performance, and efficiency. This work explores the possible techniques for designing multi-standard radios on FPGAs, and explores how partial reconfiguration can be leveraged in a way that is amenable for domain experts with minimal FPGA knowledge.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/FPL.2014.6927380
Uncontrolled keywords: ASIC, Baseband, Cognitive radio, FPGA, Field programmable gate arrays, Hardware, OFDM, Software, Standards, application specific integrated circuits, cognitive radio, environmental conditions, field programmable gate arrays, multiple standards, multistandard cognitive radios, partial reconfiguration
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Ian McLoughlin
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2015 08:48 UTC
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019 09:05 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/48892 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
McLoughlin, Ian Vince: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7111-2008
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