Analytical Correlation of Spreading Sequences for Nonlinear OQPSK-Type Modulations

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The correlation properties of some spreading sequences when applied to a system using nonlinear OQPSK-type signals is the main focus of this paper. These signals include, as special cases, CPM schemes (Continuous-Phase Modulation), which can be designed to have very low envelope fluctuations or even a constant envelope, making them compatible with a very low cost and power efficient grossly nonlinear amplification. We use an analytical method to derive both the autocorrelation and the cross-correlation of those signals. The resulting expressions are then applied to Gold Codes, Maximum-Length Sequences (MLS) and TCH (Tomlinson, Cercas, Hughes) sequences. It is shown that TCH sequences have better autocorrelation and cross-correlation properties than the other spreading sequences.
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Title of host publicationIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
Pages1 - 5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011
Event73rd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring) -
Duration: 1 Jan 2011 → …


Conference73rd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring)
Period1/01/11 → …

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