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Orthogonal multicarrier modulation with the use of Hartley’s transform

Aleksandr B. Kokhanov, Victor V. Zakharov


The paper is devoted to the application of Hartley’s transform when information is transmitted with the aid of orthogonal multicarrier modulation. This approach is shown to have a number of advantages in comparison to the ordinary Fourier transform, particularly, a possibility for diminishing the computational and hardware expenditures due to computation based only on real-valued arithmetic. It also permits us to employ identical algorithms both for the receiving and transmitting paths. The results obtained may find application in the design of radio-relay and satellite communication channels, and when using advanced network standards such as HiperLAN/2 and IEEE02.11a.

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