Monthly Archives: October 2009

Vol. 64, n° 9-10, September-October 2009
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Guest editors
Gérard Lachapelle, University of Calgary, Canada
Nel Samama, Télécom SudParis, France
Masato Takahashi, NICT, Tokyo, Japan


Gérard Lachapelle, Nel Samama, Masato Takahashi

A non-coherent architecture for GNSS digital tracking loops

Daniele Borio · Gérard Lachapelle

University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada

Abstract In this paper, a new, noncoherent architecture for global navigation satellite system tracking loops is proposed and analyzed. A noncoherent phase discriminator, able to extend the integration time beyond the bit duration, is derived from the maximum likelihood principle and integrated into a Costas loop.» Read the summary

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