The Performance of Interferometric Ranging Systems with Hopping Frequencies in Benign Environment and Under Partial-Band Jamming

  • Yue Zhang
  • Wangdong QiEmail author
  • Weiheng Dai
  • Jing Lv
  • Guangxia Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 304)


Interferometric Ranging with Hopping Frequencies (IRHF) is a novel ranging technique with application in anti-jamming navigation and localization systems. This paper explores the performance of IRHF systems in benign environments and under partial-band jamming (PBJ) conditions. The outlier probability is used to evaluate the ranging accuracy of IRHF systems. Employing an approximation tool called the Union Bound (UB), we derive a formula of the outlier probability of the maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) with respect to a few system parameters. Further analysis reveals that the worst-case partial-band jamming for IRHF is full-band jamming. Computer simulations show that the theoretical result is good enough to predict the performance of IRHF under different conditions.


Interferometric ranging with hopping frequencies (IRHF) Partial-band jamming (PBJ) Maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) Union bound (UB) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yue Zhang
    • 1
  • Wangdong Qi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Weiheng Dai
    • 2
  • Jing Lv
    • 2
  • Guangxia Li
    • 2
  1. 1.Center of Network EngineeringPLA University of Science and TechnologyNanjingChina
  2. 2.College of Communications EngineeringPLA University of Science and TechnologyNanjingChina

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