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Recent Patents on Computer Science
ISSN (Print): 2213-2759
ISSN (Online): 1874-4796
DOI: 10.2174/2213275911306010002

Initial Code Acquisition in LTE Systems

Author(s): Francesco Benedetto, Gaetano Giunta and Elena Guzzon
Pages 2-13 (12)
Recently, the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard has been developed in the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) as the future wireless communication system. Cell search is a basic procedure of any cellular communication system by which a mobile terminal finds a cell for potential connection to, and then decodes all the information required to register. This paper presents a review of the state of the art solutions and recent patents in the fields of cell search and synchronization for LTE and wireless systems. Moreover, a recently introduced innovative acquisition technique is illustrated and depicted in details. Performance analysis is conducted in comparison with the conventional state of the art solution, evaluating the probability of detection under different multi-path standard channels.
Code acquisition, LTE systems, synchronization, spread-spectrum communications, wireless communications.
Signal Processing for Telecommunications and Economics Lab., University of ROMA TRE, via della Vasca Navale 84, 00146 Rome, Italy.