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Nominal sample rate



fs = wlanSampleRate(cfgFormat) returns the nominal sample rate for the specified WLAN transmission parameters.


fs = wlanSampleRate(cbw) returns the nominal sample rate for the specified channel bandwidth.


fs = wlanSampleRate(___,OversamplingFactor=osf) returns the nominal sample for the specified oversampling factor. For more information about oversampling, see FFT-Based Oversampling.


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Get the sample rate for a WLAN wake-up radio (WUR) transmission.

cfgWUR = wlanWURConfig;
fs = wlanSampleRate(cfgWUR)
fs = 20000000

Get the sample rate for WLAN transmissions with specified bandwidths.

Specify a channel bandwidth of 160 MHz

cbw = 'CBW160';

Return the sample rate.

fs = wlanSampleRate(cbw)
fs = 160000000

Get the sample rate for an oversampled high-efficiency trigger-based (HE TB) WLAN transmission.

cfgHETB = wlanHETBConfig;
osf = 2.5;
fs = wlanSampleRate(cfgHETB,Oversamplingfactor=osf)
fs = 50000000

Input Arguments

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Channel bandwidth, specified as one of these values.

  • 'CBW1' — Channel bandwidth of 1 MHz

  • 'CBW2' — Channel bandwidth of 2 MHz

  • 'CBW4' — Channel bandwidth of 4 MHz

  • 'CBW5' — Channel bandwidth of 5 MHz

  • 'CBW8' — Channel bandwidth of 8 MHz

  • 'CBW10' — Channel bandwidth of 10 MHz

  • 'CBW16' — Channel bandwidth of 16 MHz

  • 'CBW20' — Channel bandwidth of 20 MHz

  • 'CBW40' — Channel bandwidth of 40 MHz

  • 'CBW80' — Channel bandwidth of 80 MHz

  • 'CBW160' — Channel bandwidth of 160 MHz

  • 'CBW320' — Channel bandwidth of 320 MHz

Data Types: char | string

Oversampling factor, specified as a scalar greater than or equal to 1.

Data Types: single | double | int8 | int16 | int32 | int64 | uint8 | uint16 | uint32 | uint64

Output Arguments

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Sample rate, in samples per second, returned as a scalar.


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FFT-Based Oversampling

An oversampled signal is a signal sampled at a frequency that is higher than the Nyquist rate. WLAN signals maximize occupied bandwidth by using small guardbands, which can pose problems for anti-imaging and anti-aliasing filters. Oversampling increases the guardband width relative to the total signal bandwidth, thereby increasing the number of samples in the signal.

This function performs oversampling by using a larger IFFT and zero pad when generating an OFDM waveform. This diagram shows the oversampling process for an OFDM waveform with NFFT subcarriers comprising Ng guardband subcarriers on either side of Nst occupied bandwidth subcarriers.

FFT-based oversampling

Extended Capabilities

Version History

Introduced in R2017b

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