Patent Number: 6,297,771

Title: Signal detector employing coherent integration

Abstract: A signal detector is provided in which complex samples of a received signal are multiplied by data representative of a hypothesis, and the resulting product data is coherently integrated over a desired duration to provide correlation data representative of the level of correlation between the hypothesis and the signal. In one embodiment, the signal detector is part of a GPS receiver.

Inventors: Gronemeyer; Steven A. (Cedar Rapids, IA)

Assignee: Conexant Systems, Inc.

International Classification: G01S 1/00 (20060101); G01S 1/04 (20060101); G01S 003/16 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018