Reduced-complexity Non-data-aided Timing Recovery for PAM-based M-ary CPM Receivers
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Continuous phase modulation (CPM) is a widely used modulation scheme in communication systems. However, difficulties arise with the design of CPM receivers, due to the nonlinear nature of CPM. One popular solution is to linearize CPM with pulse amplitude modulation (PAM) representation. In this paper, a reduced-complexity non-data-aided (NDA) timing recovery method for PAM-based M-ary CPM receivers is proposed. The proposed method is based on the PAM representation and maximum likelihood principle. The merits of the proposed method are twofold. On one hand, the proposed method is reduced-complexity in nature for PAM-based CPM receivers, i.e., it shares the match filter bank with PAM-based detectors. On the other hand, it is shown that the performance of the proposed method is better than the existing method with some modulation schemes. Therefore, the proposed method provides an important synchronization component for PAM-based M-ary CPM receivers.
KeywordsContinuous phase modulation, pulse amplitude modulation representation, timing recovery, non-data-aided, reduced-complexity
Document typePeer reviewed
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SourceRadioengineering. 2012, vol. 21, č. 3, s. 845-851. ISSN 1210-2512
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