Impulse generation with appropriate amplitude, length, inter-arrival, and spectral characteristics

I Mann, S McLaughlin, W Henkel, R Kirkby, T Kessler

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This paper proposes a suitable method for simulating impulses with appropriate amplitude, spectral, and inter-arrival characteristics. The statistics used to develop the parameters of this model are based on statistics derived from observations of impulse noise on the telephone networks of British Telecom (BT) and Deutsche Telekom (DT). This paper initially reviews the former DT approach to impulse noise generation for testing digital subscriber line systems, so called xDSL systems. Some problems are highlighted and an alternative technique is suggested that is capable of generating impulses with both appropriate amplitude an spectral characteristics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)901-912
Number of pages12
JournalIEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2002

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