publication . Conference object . 2020

Fully Pipelined Iteration Unrolled Decoders -The Road to Tb/s Turbo Decoding

Stefan Weithoffer; Rami Klaimi; Charbel Abdel Nour; Norbert Wehn; Catherine Douillard;
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  • Published: 04 May 2020
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
International audience; Turbo codes are a well-known code class used for example in the LTE mobile communications standard. They provide built-in rate flexibility and a low-complexity and fast encoding. However, the serial nature of their decoding algorithm makes high-throughput hardware implementations difficult. In this paper, we present recent findings on the implementation of ultra-high throughput Turbo decoders. We illustrate how functional parallelization at the iteration level can achieve a throughput of several hundred Gb/s in 28 nm technology. Our results show that, by spatially parallelizing the half-iteration stages of fully pipelined iteration unroll...
free text keywords: Beyond 5G, Turbo Decoding, High-Throughput, Hardware Architecture, [INFO.INFO-IT]Computer Science [cs]/Information Theory [cs.IT], [INFO.INFO-TS]Computer Science [cs]/Signal and Image Processing, [SPI.TRON]Engineering Sciences [physics]/Electronics, [INFO.INFO-NI]Computer Science [cs]/Networking and Internet Architecture [cs.NI], [INFO.INFO-AR]Computer Science [cs]/Hardware Architecture [cs.AR]
Funded by
Enabling Practical Wireless Tb/s Communications with Next Generation Channel Coding
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 760150
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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publication . Conference object . 2020

Fully Pipelined Iteration Unrolled Decoders -The Road to Tb/s Turbo Decoding

Stefan Weithoffer; Rami Klaimi; Charbel Abdel Nour; Norbert Wehn; Catherine Douillard;