389.133 Wireless OFDM Systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) is a multicarrier communications technique that is used in numerous modern radio systems and standards (e.g. WiFi, WiMAX, LTE, DVB, DAB, DRM). In this course, students will obtain

* mastery of fundamental aspects of multicarrier (OFDM) systems

* knowledge of state of the art methods in wireless communications

* overview of current radio communication standards

* capability of extracting and presenting information from scientific publications

Subject of course

- Transceivers for OFDM

- Channel Estimation Techniques

- Synchronization Techniques

- Peak-to-Average-Power-Ratio (PAPR) Reduction Techniques


- Applications and Standards

Additional information

Time: Monday 1-3pm, Place: Sem. 118 of the Institute of Telecommunications

First class: Oct. 1, 2018



Examination modalities

oral exam

Course registration

Not necessary



course material available

Previous knowledge

A basic know-ledge of random processes (as e.g. taught in the course "Processing of Stochastic Signals") and of communication theory (as taught e.g. in the course "Modulation and Detection") will be helpful.