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MULTICARRIER DEMULTIPLEXER/DEMODULATOR

 

Acronym:    MCDD
Funder:    Private Company
Company:    ESA
Start date:    1997 January 1st
End date:    1999 January 1st
   
Partners:    ALCATEL Espacio
SPCOM Participants:    Alba Pagès Zamora, Jaume Riba Sagarra, Josep Sala Alvarez and Gregori Vázquez Grau
SPCOM Responsible:    Gregori Vázquez Grau

Summary

Development of a complete regenerative on-board ASIC payload for the flexible demultiplexing and demodulation of multi-rate MPEG2 carriers for Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB). With the objective of serving the Spanish-speaking communities in Europe and America (HISPANET), it was later upgraded in the DVB-forward and IBIS projects.