6. 144Mbit/s Burst Modem with an Adaptive Equalizer for TDMA Mobile Radio Communications

Satoshi DENNO  Yushi SHIRATO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E81-B   No.7   pp.1453-1461
Publication Date: 1998/07/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Third Generation Land Mobile Communication Systems)
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Keyword: 
adaptive equalizer,  mobile communications,  hardware implementation,  burst mode data transmission,  burst synchronization,  

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Summary: 
This paper describes methods used in the design of a high speed burst modem applied for mobile communication systems. The modem has burst mode operations including burst mode AGC (automatic gain control), burst mode BTR (bit timing recovery), adaptive equalization, and diversity based on a selection algorithm to achieve a higher performance in multipath fading channels. Moreover, the performance of the burst modem, which is developed using analog signal processing devices, DSPs (digital signal processors), and FPGAs (field programmable gate arrays), is analyzed experimentally. Results show that the modem can suppress irreducible BER values below 1. 0e-6 and attains a 2 dB implicit diversity gain over multipath fading channels modeled by a two-ray impulse response system with independent Rayleigh fading.