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Interlacing Dual-Sideband Enhanced Alternative BOC (IDEAl-BOC) Modulation and Its Application for GNSS

  • Tao Yan
  • Jiaolong WeiEmail author
  • Zuping Tang
  • Bo Qu
  • Zhihui Zhou
Conference paper
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 304)

Abstract

Alternative binary offset carrier (AltBOC) modulated signal can combine two QPSK signals located at two close frequency bands into a constant envelope signal. It can achieve better code tracking accuracy and anti-multipath performance, thus Galileo E5 signal uses AltBOC (15, 10) modulation. However, the four signal components of AltBOC modulation have to be allocated the same power. To solve this problem, we propose a constant envelope dual-sideband enhanced alternative BOC (DEAl-BOC) modulation technique. In the case of not increasing signal generation complexity, DEAl-BOC technique can adjust the power ratio of four signal component according to different requirements, and only the phase look-up table needs to be updated. When the combined efficiency is decreased slightly, the signal generation complexity can be reduced by half. Based on DEAl-BOC, we present the interlacing dual-sideband enhanced alternative BOC (IDEAl-BOC) modulation. The main advantage is that IDEAl-BOC can improve further the combined efficiency while keeping power ratio constant, this means IDEAl-BOC can reach higher combined efficiency than AltBOC for the case of equal power ratio.

Keywords

Constant envelope modulation Power ratio AltBOC IDEAl-BOC GNSS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tao Yan
    • 1
  • Jiaolong Wei
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zuping Tang
    • 1
  • Bo Qu
    • 1
  • Zhihui Zhou
    • 1
  1. 1.The Department of Electronic and Information EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina

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