COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Spread Spectrum Communication
Course Code: 
15ECE358
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Spread Spectrum Communication' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Introduction to spread spectrum - Direct sequence spread spectrum - Spreading sequences and Waveforms: - Pseudo-random sequence generation- Maximal sequences - Auto correlations and Power spectrums of codes - Characteristic polynomials - Generation of gold codes – Interference rejection for DS/SS. Frequency hopping spread spectrum - Frequency synthesizers - Multitone jamming - Hybrid systems.

Unit 2

Synchronization issues for spread-spectrum - Phase lock loop - Delay lock loop - Acquisition of spreading sequences – Serial search acquisition - Introduction to code tracking.

Unit 3

Detection of spread spectrum signals - Performance of direct sequence spread spectrum - Performance of frequency hopped spread spectrum - Performance of spread spectrum system with forward error correction. Low probability of detection - Code division multiple access (CDMA).

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Don Torrieri “Principles of Spread-Spectrum Communication Systems”, Second Edition, Springer New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London.2011.

REFERENCES

  1. Roger L Peterson, Rodger E Ziemer, David E Borth, “Introduction to Spread Spectrum Communication”, Pearson Education, First Edition, 2013.
  2. John. G. Proakis&MasoudSalehi, “Digital Communication", Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, Fifth Edition, 2009.
  3. Rappaport, T. S, “Wireless Communications”, Pearson Education Asia,2003.