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Sparse Bayesian Learning Based Off-Grid Estimation of OTFS Channels with Doppler Squint

Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
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Orthogonal Time Frequency Space (OTFS) modulation has exhibited significant potential to further promote the performance of future wireless communication networks especially in high-mobility scenarios. In practical OTFS systems, the subcarrier-dependent Doppler shift which is referred to as the Doppler Squint Effect (DSE) plays an important role due to the assistance of time-frequency modulation. Unfortunately, most existing works on OTFS channel estimation ignore DSE, which leads to severe performance degradation. In this letter, OTFS systems taking DSE into consideration are investigated. Inspired by the input-output analysis with DSE and the embedded pilot pattern, the sparse Bayesian learning based parameter estimation scheme is adopted to recover the delay-Doppler channel. Simulation results verify the excellent performance of the proposed off-grid estimation approach considering DSE.



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Tsinghua Science and Technology
Pages 1821-1828
Cite this article:
Wang X, Shi X, Wang J. Sparse Bayesian Learning Based Off-Grid Estimation of OTFS Channels with Doppler Squint. Tsinghua Science and Technology, 2024, 29(6): 1821-1828.








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Received: 06 May 2023
Revised: 23 August 2023
Accepted: 02 September 2023
Published: 19 March 2024
© The Author(s) 2024.

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