Effect of pulsed interference on an ASK receiver

G.S. van de Beek, Silvo Jeunink, Frank Bernardus Johannes Leferink

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    Abstract

    Wireless communication is vulnerable to intentional electromagnetic interference, and therefore it is important to understand the interfering mechanisms. In this paper we investigate the effect of pulsed interference – as compared to continuous interference – on a receiver of digital amplitude modulated signals. To correctly receive the signals, a threshold estimate has to be computed for the proper detection of the symbols. The threshold estimate is based on average received power over an arbitrary length of time. We show that the effect of pulsed interference on the threshold estimate is severe, as compared to that for continuous interference. For this reason, pulsed interference can be more disruptive than continuous interference on a wireless link. This conclusion is confirmed by bit-error-rate measurements on a wireless receiver of amplitude-shift keying modulated signals.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationJoint IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility and EMC Europe
    Place of PublicationUSA
    PublisherIEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society
    Pages1136-1140
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-6615-8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 19 Aug 2015
    EventJoint IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility and EMC Europe 2015 - Dresden, Germany
    Duration: 16 Aug 201522 Aug 2015
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    PublisherIEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society

    Conference

    ConferenceJoint IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility and EMC Europe 2015
    Abbreviated titleEMC Europe
    CountryGermany
    CityDresden
    Period16/08/1522/08/15
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    Keywords

    • EWI-26174
    • METIS-314927
    • IR-98240

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