Performance Investigation of Adaptive Threshold Alignment for a MC-DS/CDMA Code Synchronization

Young-Hwan YOU  Sung-Jin KANG  Pan-Yuh JOO  We-Duke CHO  Hyoung-Kyu SONG  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E87-A   No.10   pp.2801-2806
Publication Date: 2004/10/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Digital Signal Processing
Keyword: 
code synchronization,  MC-DS/CDMA system,  mean acquisition time,  reference matched filter,  

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Summary: 
This letter presents a new probability expression for a multi-carrier (MC) DS/CDMA acquisition system with a reference matched filter (RMF). To evaluate the mean acquisition time (MAT) as a measure of the system performance, the probabilities of detection, miss, and false alarm are derived. From the results, it is shown that the MAT of the MC-CDMA hybrid system with RMF is comparable to the optimum mean acquisition time of the conventional MC-CDMA hybrid system, maintaining approximately the same degree of structuring complexity.