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American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2019, 7(2), 42-48
DOI: 10.12691/ajeee-7-2-4
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Study on the Influence of Electromagnetic Pulse on UAV Communication Link

Yinsen Jia1, Xinqi Tu1, Wei Yan1, 2, , Enrong Wang1, Yang Zhao1 and Shuqing Ding3

1School of Electric and Automation Engineering Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210042, China

2UAV Research Institute Nanjing Aeronautics and Astronautics University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210016, China

3Nanjing Special Equipment Inspection Institute, Nanjing, 210002, China

Pub. Date: July 26, 2019

Cite this paper:
Yinsen Jia, Xinqi Tu, Wei Yan, Enrong Wang, Yang Zhao and Shuqing Ding. Study on the Influence of Electromagnetic Pulse on UAV Communication Link. American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2019; 7(2):42-48. doi: 10.12691/ajeee-7-2-4


UAVs have many functions in detection, fire protection, communication, etc. in modern life, but the complex electromagnetic environment has a very bad impact on the UAV communication link. In this paper, the BPSK modulation and demodulation method of the UAV downlink communication link was analysed. Some typical electromagnetic pulse models were established, including sinusoidal pulse, square wave pulse, triangular wave pulse, Gaussian noise, electric fast transient pulse and surge pulse. The amplitude of different electromagnetic pulses was analysed when UAV communication error rate achieve 5%. Furthermore, the influence on the transmission image quality via UAV downlink was analysed with different electromagnetic pulses, which will provide a theoretical basis for the anti-interference optimization design of UAV communication links in the future.

UAV communication link electromagnetic pulse BPSK bit error rate

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