Phase Shift Keying (PSK)

  • Saleh FaruqueEmail author
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In phase shift keying (PSK), the phase of the carrier changes in discrete levels in accordance with the input digital signal, while the amplitude of the carrier remains the same. In this chapter, the PSK modulation will be presented, along with the respective spectrum and bandwidth. These materials have been augmented by diagrams and associated waveforms to make them easier for readers to grasp.


Carrier Frequency Main Lobe Symbol Rate Transmission Bandwidth QPSK Modulator 
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of North DakotaGrand ForksUSA

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