Non-Coherent Diversity Receivers for Mobile and Personal Satellite Communications

  • Dimitrios Makrakis
  • Dimitrios P. Bouras
  • Panayotis T. Mathiopoulos
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 366)


Improved non-coherent receivers for mobile and personal satellite communications are presented and evaluated. The channel is assumed as being corrupted by shadowing and multipath fading. The results demonstrate that the receivers are capable of reducing the error floors considerably and provide improvements higher than 12 dB. The technology is promising and a good candidate for use in the development of future wireless multimedia personal communication terminals.


Channel State Information Error Floor Trellis Code Mobile Satellite Convolutional Encoder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios Makrakis
    • 1
  • Dimitrios P. Bouras
    • 2
  • Panayotis T. Mathiopoulos
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringLakehead UniversityThunder BayCanada
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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