EC831 Spread Spectrum Communication Systems

Course Name: 

EC831 Spread Spectrum Communication Systems


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(4-0-0) 4


Direct sequence spread spectrum, Frequency hop spread spectrum, Hybrid direct sequence/frequency hop spread spectrum, Complex envelope representation of spread spectrum systems. Binary Shift Register Sequences for Spread Spectrum Systems: Maximum length sequences, Gold Codes, Synchronization of Spread Spectrum Signals: Acquisition, Tracking, Code tracking loops for frequency hop systems, Synchronization using matched filter, Performance of Spread Spectrum Systems in Jamming Environments, CDMA System Design Concepts, Direct Sequence Ultra-wideband Communications, Ultra Low Power, Short Range system optimization and trade-offs.


Roger L.Peterson, Rodger E.Ziemer, David E.Borth, “Introduction to Spread Spectrum Communications”, Prentice Hall, 1995.
Gordon Stuber, “Principles of Mobile Communication”, Fourth Edition, Springer, 2017.
Don Torrieri, “Principles of Spread Spectrum Communications”, Springer, Third Edition, 2015.
Marvin Simon, Jim Omura, Robert Scholtz, Barry Levitt “Spread Spectrum Communication Handbook”, McGraw - Hill Inc., 2002.
Jack K. Holmes, “Spread Spectrum Systems for GNSS and Wireless Communications”, First Edition, Artech House, 2007.


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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