• Acronym: PolarCode
  • Short description: the Polar Code IP core is an open source VHDL code implementation of a flexible Polar Code scheme. The flexible Polar Code allows several block lengths and code rates and is integrated with GFDM transceiver from TU Dresden. In addition, it is also possible to integrate this encoder with platforms and testbeds of other ORCA partners.
  • Conceptual figure

POLAR

  • Hardware platforms on which functionality is supported: USRP B205 mini, USRP 2953, USRP N210 and USRP 2920
  • Testbeds where the functionality can be used: OWL (Online Wireless Lab) (TU Dresden)
  • Supporting partner: TU Dresden ()
  • Usage policies for accessing software & licensing terms:
    • Licensing terms: GPL
    • Free access for non-commercial academic use, for other purposes contact TUD
    • Beyond ORCA: available under agreement with TUD
  • Link to technical information: http://owl.ifn.et.tu-dresden.de/orca/