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Título: Adaptive spatial combining for passive time-reversed communications
Autor: Gomes, João
Jesus, S. M.
Silva, A.
Data: 2008
Editora: Scitation
Citação: J. GOMES, A. SILVA and S.M. JESUS, ``Adaptive spatial combining for passive time-reversed communications'', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124(2), pp. 1038-1053, August, (doi:10.1121/1.2946711).
Resumo: Passive time reversal has aroused considerable interest in underwater communications as a computationally inexpensive means of mitigating the intersymbol interference introduced by the channel using a receiver array. In this paper the basic technique is extended by adaptively weighting sensor contributions to partially compensate for degraded focusing due to mismatch between the assumed and actual medium impulse responses. Two algorithms are proposed, one of which restores constructive interference between sensors, and the other one minimizes the output residual as in widely used equalization schemes. These are compared with plain time reversal and variants that employ postequalization and channel tracking. They are shown to improve the residual error and temporal stability of basic time reversal with very little added complexity. Results are presented for data collected in a passive time-reversal experiment that was conducted during the MREA’04 sea trial. In that experiment a single acoustic projector generated a 2/4-PSK phase-shift keyed stream at 200/400 baud, modulated at 3.6 kHz, and received at a range of about 2 km on a sparse vertical array with eight hydrophones. The data were found to exhibit significant Doppler scaling, and a resampling-based preprocessing method is also proposed here to compensate for that scaling.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.1/5182
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.2946711
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