A New Construction Method of Zero-Correlation Zone Sequences Based on Complete Complementary Codes

Chenggao HAN  Takeshi HASHIMOTO  Naoki SUEHIRO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E91-A   No.12   pp.3698-3702
Publication Date: 2008/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e91-a.12.3698
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Signal Design and its Applications in Communications)
Category: Sequence
Keyword: 
complementary sequences,  Golay's sequence,  complete complementary code,  N-shift cross orthogonal sequence,  zero correlation zone,  

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Summary: 
In approximately synchronous CDMA (AS-CDMA) systems, zero correlation zone (ZCZ) sequences are known as the sequences to eliminate co-channel and multi-path interferences. Therefore, numerous constructions of zero correlation zone (ZCZ) sequences have been introduced e.g. based on perfect sequences and complete complementary codes etc. However, the previous construction method which based on complete complementary code is lacking for merit figures when none of whose elements are zero. In this paper, a new construction method of ZCZ sequences based on complete complementary codes is proposed. By proposed method, non zero elements ZCZ sequences whose merit figure is greater than 1/2 are constructable.