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Performance of Non-orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) with a Novel Asynchronous Interference Cancellation Technique

Huseyin, Haci, Zhu, Huiling, Wang, Jiangzhou (2017) Performance of Non-orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) with a Novel Asynchronous Interference Cancellation Technique. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 65 (3). pp. 1319-1335. ISSN 0090-6778. (doi:10.1109/TCOMM.2016.2640307) (KAR id:59754)


The non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) allows one subcarrier to be allocated to more than one user at the same time in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) system. NOMA is a promising technique to provide high throughput due to frequency reuse within a cell. In this paper, a novel interference cancellation (IC) technique is proposed for asynchronous NOMA systems. The proposed IC technique exploits a triangular pattern to perform the IC from all interfering users for the desired user. The bit error rate (BER) and capacity performance analysis of an uplink NOMA system with the proposed IC technique is presented, along with the comparison to orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) systems. The numerical and simulation results show that the NOMA with the proposed asynchronous IC technique outperforms the OFDMA. It is also shown that employing iterative IC provides significant performance gain for NOMA and the number of required iterations depends on the modulation level and the detection method.With hard-decision, two iterations are sufficient, however with soft-decision, two iterations are enough only for low modulation level, and more iterations are desirable for high modulation level.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/TCOMM.2016.2640307
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Uncontrolled keywords: wireless communications, non-orthogonal multiple access, asynchronous interference cancellation
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Huiling Zhu
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2016 16:59 UTC
Last Modified: 04 May 2024 03:10 UTC
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