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Principles of Spread-Spectrum Communication Systems

  • Fully revised 4th edition presents a comprehensive treatment spread spectrum communication systems with new applications in mobile, cellular, and satellite communications

  • Includes updated exercise sets at the end of each chapter to test concepts introduced

  • Now features new material on multiple-input multiple-output systems, multicode and multirate systems, and chaos and ultrawideband systems


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Don Torrieri
    Pages 1-86
  3. Don Torrieri
    Pages 87-154
  4. Don Torrieri
    Pages 155-212
  5. Don Torrieri
    Pages 213-276
  6. Don Torrieri
    Pages 277-340
  7. Don Torrieri
    Pages 341-435
  8. Don Torrieri
    Pages 437-508
  9. Don Torrieri
    Pages 509-565
  10. Don Torrieri
    Pages 613-644
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 645-727

About this book


This thoroughly revised textbook provides the fundamentals of spread-spectrum systems with a continued emphasis on theoretical principles. The revision includes new sections and appendices on characteristic functions and LaPlace transforms, orthonormal expansions of functions, the SNR wall in detection, multiple-input multiple-output systems, multicode and multirate systems, interference cancelers, complementary codes, chaos and ultrawideband systems, and the normalized LMS algorithm. As with previous editions, the author presents topics in a practical way that is of interest to both researchers and system designers. He includes updated problems at the end of each chapter, which are intended to assist readers in consolidating their knowledge and to provide practice in analytical techniques. In addition to the new and revised material, the author adds 50 new pages to make the book more accessible to graduate students in electrical engineering. 


Communication Theory Digital Communication Direct Sequence Frequency Hopping Spread-spectrum Communication code-division Multiple Access

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Silver SpringUSA

About the authors

Don Torrieri, PhD, is a leading Army researcher with the US Army Research Laboratory in Maryland. He also teaches graduate courses at The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, where he has taught many short courses. His primary research interests are communication systems, adaptive arrays, and signal processing. His previous employment includes work on electronic systems at the Naval Research Laboratory. He received a BS from MIT, an MS from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Farmingdale, and a Ph.D. degree in electrophysics from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He received the Military Communications Conference achievement award for sustained contributions to the field in 2004. He is the author of Principles of Secure Communication Systems (Norwood, MA: Artech House, 1992, 2nd ed.; 1985, 1st ed.), Principles of Military Systems (Artech House, 1981), and Principles of Spread-Spectrum Communication Systems (Springer, 2005, 2014, 2015). He is also the author of over 40 IEEE journal articles and many more conference papers, technical reports, and classified reports.

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