Receiver Design and Performance Characteristics

  • Marvin K. Simon
  • Joseph H. Yuen
Part of the Applications of Communications Theory book series (ACTH)

Abstract

This chapter presents an introductory discussion of the receivers used in deep space communications. The basic structures, principles of operations, and characteristics of these receivers are examined to provide an understanding of the important parameters in the design and performance evaluation.

Keywords

Phase Error Automatic Gain Control Voltage Control Oscillator Loop Filter Cycle Slip 
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  • Joseph H. Yuen

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