Chapter 6. Modulation

Communications is by far the largest market for signal processing technology. Shipments of wireless handsets alone have reached an incredible one billion units per year—and this is just one of the many wireless applications we encounter every day. Add in other applications such as terrestrial radio and television, satellite radio and televison, WiFi and WiMAX, Bluetooth and RFID, and the size of this market becomes absolutely mind-boggling.While these various applications have many important differences, all of them rely on the principles of modulation. With so many applications of modulation, there is a good chance that you will encounter it at some point in your career. That can be a scary prospect: Modulation is a complicated ...

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