Performance analysis of initial cell search using time tracker for W-CDMA

Sang Yun Hwang, Bub Ju Kang, Jae Seok Kim

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Abstract

The cell search scheme for W-CDMA consists of the following three stages: slot synchronization (stage 1), group identification and frame boundary detection (stage 2), and long code identification (stage 3). The performance of the cell search when a mobile station is switched on, which is referred to as initial cell search, is decreased by the initial frequency and timing error. In this paper, we propose the pipeline structured initial cell search scheme using time trackers to compensate for the impact of the initial timing error in the 2nd stage and the 3rd stage. The simulation results show that the stage 2 performance of the proposed scheme is about 2dB better than that of the conventional one when the initial timing error is near ±Tc/2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages3055-3059
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Dec 1
EventIEEE Global Telecommunicatins Conference GLOBECOM'01 - San Antonio, TX, United States
Duration: 2001 Nov 252001 Nov 29

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OtherIEEE Global Telecommunicatins Conference GLOBECOM'01
CountryUnited States
CitySan Antonio, TX
Period01/11/2501/11/29

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Global and Planetary Change

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    Hwang, S. Y., Kang, B. J., & Kim, J. S. (2001). Performance analysis of initial cell search using time tracker for W-CDMA. 3055-3059. Paper presented at IEEE Global Telecommunicatins Conference GLOBECOM'01, San Antonio, TX, United States.