Baseband signaling and pulse shaping

Michael L. Honig, Melbourne Barton

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Many physical communication channels, such as radio channels, accept a continuous-time waveform as input. Consequently, a sequence of source bits, representing data or a digitized analog signal, must be converted to a continuous-time waveform at the transmitter. In general, each successive group of bits taken from this sequence is mapped to a particular continuous-time pulse. In this chapter, we discuss the basic principles involved in selecting such a pulse for channels that can be characterized as linear and time invariant with finite bandwidth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMobile Communications Handbook, Third Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781439817247
ISBN (Print)9781439817230
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science(all)

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Honig, M. L., & Barton, M. (2017). Baseband signaling and pulse shaping. In Mobile Communications Handbook, Third Edition (pp. 35-54). CRC Press.