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Rapid Code Acquisition Schemes For Spread Spectrum Packet Signals
Author(s): Stephen S. Rappaport
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Paper Abstract

Two-level schemes use two decision stages to ascertain coarse code acquisition of spread spectrum signals. The first stage employs passive correlators which are capable of real time search but with lim-ited reliability. The second stage employs active correlators which allow longer integration times and more reliable decisions but which cannot search in feal time. By using these stages in tandem the advantages of real time rapid search and reliable decisions can be obtained. We have developed several such schemes along with analytical models to characterize their performance in severe environments that include fading and noise jamming.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0876, Communications Networking in Dense Electromagnetic Environments, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943923
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Stephen S. Rappaport, State University of New York (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0876:
Communications Networking in Dense Electromagnetic Environments
Kepi Wu, Editor(s)

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