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LTE: ANALYSIS, SIMULATION AND NETWORK DEPLOYMENT.

COFDM PERFORMANCE.
Autora: Natalia Molinero Mingorance.
CONTEXT Directora: Yolanda Blanco Archilla.
GOALS
Ingeniería Superior de Telecomunicaciones
At present, there are 6,800 million of mobile devices for a population of
• Developing LTE models in Simulink and
7,000 million people in the world, and it is expected that, by 2014, there
uploading them to Mathworks.
will be 7,300 million, according to the ITU. The latest standard in mobile
communication systems, Long Term Evolution (LTE) evidences this
• Acquiring a better understanding of COFDM,
tendency. These requirements are covered by using OFDM (Orthogonal
the key technology of the majority of the
Frequency Division Multiplexing), MIMO (Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output)
wireless systems at present, like DVB-T.
and multi-level modulation schemes. However, there are no available tools
for students and professionals to train and to understand this outstanding
• Testing the performance of COFDM in LTE by
technology.
obtaining the simulation results and a
network deployment.

RESULTS
APPROACH
RAYLEIGH CHANNEL Modulation Pilots plus channel Turbo Is it good to face
scheme estimation and Coding the challenges of
LTE physical layer, channel a Rayleigh
theoretical study. compensation channel?

DVB-T mini-project: 4QAM Yes Yes 4th


COFDM
well-known technology 16QAM Yes Yes 3rd
based on COFDM.
explanation. TOPIC: Coded Orthogonal Frequency
64QAM Yes No 5th
Division Multiplexion (COFDM)
QPSK Yes Yes 2nd
16QAM no No Yes 6th
pilots
16QAM No Yes 1st
LTE specifications Development of six MIMO
and network LTE Simulink BER vs. Eb/No

deployment. models. 0.04

0.035
4QAM

Simulating the 0.03 16QAM


64QAM
models and 0.025 QPSK

BER
16QAM no pilots
obtaining results. 0.02

0.015

0.01

CONCLUSIONS 0.005


9 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.8 10 10.2 10.4 10.6 10.8
These results present the first step for companies to develop their Eb/No

own simulators: these models will be uploaded to Mathworks.


• One major goal will be to create one single model, which will be
configurable.