Modulation Index Estimation of Frequency and Phase Modulated Signals

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Modulation index estimation is important in the demodulation and recognition of Angle Modulation (AM) signals which include Frequency Modulation (FM) and Phase Modulation (PM) signals. In this paper, we firstly analyzed the AM signals with baseband modulation types, such as monotone, PSK, FSK, in the time and frequency domain. Then, we established a unified mathematical representation for the AM signals. Finally, we derived a blind estimation algorithm for the modulation index without using any prior knowledge. Simulation results verify the capabilities of the proposed algorithm.

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G. Peng, D. Cai, Z. He and Z. Huang, "Modulation Index Estimation of Frequency and Phase Modulated Signals," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 9, 2010, pp. 773-778. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2010.39103.

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