Sequence detection in nonlinear channels: a convenient alternative to analog predistortion

@article{Vannucci2002SequenceDI,
  title={Sequence detection in nonlinear channels: a convenient alternative to analog predistortion},
  author={Armando Vannucci and Riccardo Raheli},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Commun.},
  year={2002},
  volume={50},
  pages={1515-1524}
}
A new maximum-likelihood sequence detection receiver for spectrally efficient linear modulations on bandlimited bandpass nonlinear channels is proposed. The receiver is based on oversampling the received signal corrupted by noise and nonlinear distortion. Contrary to other solutions in the literature, in the proposed technique there is no need for a bank of matched filters, and the receiver front end reduces to a single lowpass filter. For a given peak power level, a performance gain can be… 

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