Performance of analog nonlinear filtering for impulsive noise mitigation in OFDM-based PLC systems

  title={Performance of analog nonlinear filtering for impulsive noise mitigation in OFDM-based PLC systems},
  author={Reza Barazideh and Balasubramaniam Natarajan and Alexei V. Nikitin and Ruslan L. Davidchack},
  journal={2017 IEEE 9th Latin-American Conference on Communications (LATINCOM)},
Asynchronous and cyclostationary impulsive noise can severely impact the bit-error-rate (BER) of OFDM-based powerline communication systems. In this paper, we analyze an adaptive nonlinear analog front end filter that mitigates various types of impulsive noise without detrimental effects such as self-interference and out-of-band power leakage caused by other nonlinear approaches like clipping and blanking. Our proposed Adaptive Nonlinear Differential Limiter (ANDL) is constructed from a linear… 

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