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dc.contributor.authorChandrasekhar, Vikram
dc.creatorChandrasekhar, Vikram 2007-10-31T00:38:36Z 2007-10-31T00:38:36Z 2002-08-01 2003-01-04
dc.description Masters Thesis
dc.description.abstract Reduction of the power consumption in portable wireless receivers is an important consideration for next-generation cellular systems specified by standards such as the UMTS, IMT2000. This thesis explores the design-space for reducing the dynamic power dissipation in a RAKE receiver for the Direct Sequence Code Division Multiple Access (DS-CDMA) downlink. Starting with a reference implementation of the DS-CDMA RAKE receiver, we demonstrate design methodologies for achieving significant power reduction, while highlighting the corresponding performance trade-offs. At the algorithm level, we investigate the impact of reduced precision and arithmetic complexity on the performance of the DS-CDMA RAKE receiver. We then present architectures for implementing the reference and reduced complexity DS-CDMA RAKE receivers, and analyze these architectures with respect to their dynamic power dissipation. Finally, we analyze clock-gating techniques for reducing the activity rate in both the architectures to achieve further power reduction.
dc.description.sponsorship Nokia
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subjectPower Consumption
RAKE Receiver
dc.title Reducing Dynamic Power Consumption in Next Generation DS-CDMA Mobile Communication Receivers
dc.type Thesis
dc.citation.bibtexName mastersthesis
dc.citation.journalTitle Masters Thesis 2005-11-30
dc.contributor.orgCenter for Multimedia Communications (
dc.subject.keywordPower Consumption
RAKE Receiver
CDMA Masters
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dc.identifier.citation V. Chandrasekhar, "Reducing Dynamic Power Consumption in Next Generation DS-CDMA Mobile Communication Receivers," Masters Thesis, 2002.

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