- Computing & Information Technology
- Telecommunications and remote sensing
- Spread spectrum communication
Spread spectrum communication
Holmes, Jack K. Holmes Associates, Los Angeles, California.
- Chirp modulation
- Direct sequence systems
- Time hopping
- Frequency-hopped systems
- Hybrid systems
- Code division multiple access
- Personal communication systems
- Other applications
- Additional Reading
A means of communicating by purposely spreading the spectrum (frequency extent or bandwidth) of the communication signal well beyond the required bandwidth of the data modulation signal. Spread spectrum signals are typically transmitted by electromagnetic waves in free space, with usage in both nonmilitary and military systems.
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