WSN  Vol.2 No.3 , March 2010
QPSK DS-CDMA System over Rayleigh Channel with a Randomly-Varying Frequency Narrow-Band Interference: Frequency Tracking Analysis
Author(s) Aloys N. Mvuma
ABSTRACT
This paper analyses frequency tracking characteristics of a complex-coefficient adaptive infinite-impulse response (IIR) notch filter used for suppression of narrow-band interference (NBI) with a randomly-varying frequency in a quadriphase shift keying (QPSK) modulated direct-sequence code-division multiple-access (DS-CDMA) communication system. The QPSK DS-CDMA signals are transmitted over a frequency non-selective Rayleigh fading channel. The analysis is based on a first-order real-coefficient difference equation with respect to steady-state instantaneous frequency tracking error from which a closed-form expression that relates frequency tracking mean square error (MSE) with number of DS-CDMA active users and NBI power is obtained. Closed-form expressions for optimum notch bandwidth coefficient and step size constant that minimize the frequency tracking MSE are also derived. Computer simulations are included to substantiate the accuracy of the analyses.

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nullA. Mvuma, "QPSK DS-CDMA System over Rayleigh Channel with a Randomly-Varying Frequency Narrow-Band Interference: Frequency Tracking Analysis," Wireless Sensor Network, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2010, pp. 243-249. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2010.23033.
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