Generate waveforms and use quantitative tools to measure system performance. Use graphical utilities such as constellation and eye diagrams to visualize the effects of various impairments and corrections.
|Number of bit errors and bit error rate (BER)|
|Compute number of symbol errors and symbol error rate|
|BER and SER for uncoded AWGN channels|
|Bit error rate (BER) for coded AWGN channels|
|Bit error rate (BER) and confidence interval of Monte Carlo simulation|
|Bit error rate (BER) for Rayleigh and Rician fading channels|
|Fit curve to nonsmooth empirical bit error rate (BER) data|
|Bit error rate (BER) for imperfect synchronization|
|Calculate bit error rate (BER) using semianalytic technique|
Obtain numerical evaluation results.
Adjacent channel power ratio (ACPR) calculations (also known as adjacent channel leakage ratio (ACLR)), characterize spectral regrowth in a communications system component, such as a modulator or an analog front end.
Generating scatter plots.
Apply various RF impairments to a QAM signal.
This example shows how to plot a PSK constellation having 16 points.
In digital communications, an eye diagram provides a visual indication of how noise might impact system performance.
List of references for further reading.