Design and Implementation of an RTK-Based Vector Phase Locked Loop
AbstractThis paper introduces a novel double-differential vector phase-locked loop (DD-VPLL) for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) that leverages carrier phase position solutions as well as base station measurements in the estimation of rover tracking loop parameters. The use of double differencing alleviates the need for estimating receiver clock dynamics and atmospheric delays; therefore, the navigation filter consists of the baseline dynamic states only. It is shown that using vector processing for carrier phase tracking leads to a significant enhancement in the receiver sensitivity compared to using the conventional scalar-based tracking loop (STL) and vector frequency locked loop (VFLL). The sensitivity improvement of 8 to 10 dB compared to STL, and 7 to 8 dB compared to VFLL, is obtained based on the test cases reported in the paper. Also, an increased probability of ambiguity resolution in the proposed method results in better availability for real time kinematic (RTK) applications. View Full-Text
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Shafaati, A.; Lin, T.; Broumandan, A.; Lachapelle, G. Design and Implementation of an RTK-Based Vector Phase Locked Loop. Sensors 2018, 18, 845.
Shafaati A, Lin T, Broumandan A, Lachapelle G. Design and Implementation of an RTK-Based Vector Phase Locked Loop. Sensors. 2018; 18(3):845.Chicago/Turabian Style
Shafaati, Ahmad; Lin, Tao; Broumandan, Ali; Lachapelle, Gérard. 2018. "Design and Implementation of an RTK-Based Vector Phase Locked Loop." Sensors 18, no. 3: 845.