Introduction to Ultra Wideband for Wireless Communications by Homayoun NikookarIntroduction to Ultra Wideband for Wireless Communications by Homayoun Nikookar

Introduction to Ultra Wideband for Wireless Communications

byHomayoun Nikookar, Ramjee Prasad

Paperback | October 22, 2010

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Ultra Wideband (UWB) Technology is the cutting edge technology for wireless communications with a wide range of applications. In Introduction to Ultra Wideband for Wireless Communications UWB principles and technologies for wireless communications are explained clearly. Key issues such as UWB wireless channels, interference, signal processing as well as applications and standardization activities are addressed. Introduction to Ultra Wideband for Wireless Communications provides easy-to-understand material to (graduate) students and researchers working in the field of commercial UWB wireless communications. Problems at the end of each chapter extend the reader's understanding of the subject. Introduction to Ultra Wideband for Wireless Communications will also be useful for practicing engineers from industry who deal with the wireless systems that are designed and analyzed with the UWB technique.
Prof. Ramjee Prasad is the Director of the Wireless Centre at Aalborg University in Denmark. He recently won a distinguished "Nordic" award for research achievements in the field of wireless communications. Ramjee Prasad is editor-in-chief for our Wireless Personal Communication journal and has also published over 15 books, mostly with...
Title:Introduction to Ultra Wideband for Wireless CommunicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pagesPublished:October 22, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.  1.1. History of UWB. 1.2. Preview of the Book. References.2. UWB for Wireless Communications. 2.1. UWB definition. 2.2.  FCC Mask. 2.3. UWB Features. 2.4. Summary. Problems. References.3. UWB Antennas. 3.1. Antenna requirements. 3.2. Radiation mechanism of the UWB Antenna. 3.3. Link Budget for UWB system taking into account the UWB antennas. 3.4. Short Range Analysis of UWB Antennas. 3.5. Summary. Problems. References.4. Ultra Wide band UWB Wireless Channels. 4.1. Impulse Response Modeling of UWB Wireless Channels. 4.2. Modified Impulse Response Method. 4.3. The IEEE UWB Channel Model. 4.4. Frequency Modeling of UWB Channels. 4.5. Comparison of Time and Frequency Models. 4.6. Summary. Problems. References.5. UWB Interference. 5.1. An Example: IEEE802-11.a Interference. 5.2. General Method of Signal to Interference Ratio Calculation. 5.3. Interference of UWB to Existing OFDM System. 5.4. Interference of UWB to Narrowband systems. 5.5. Interference to WiMax. 5.6. Interference Reduction. 5.7. Interference Mitigation of Wideband system on UWB using Multicarrier Templates. 5.8. Summary. Problems. References6. UWB Signal Processing. 6.1. Modulation. 6.2. BER of Modulation Scheme. 6.3. Rake Receiver. 6.4. Transmit-Reference (T-R) Technique. 6.5. UWB Range- Data Rate Performance. 6.6. UWB Channel Capacity. 6.7. Summary. Problems. References. 7. UWB Technologies. 7.1. Impulse Radio. 7.2. Pulsed Multiband. 7.3. Multiband OFDM. 7.4. Comparison of UWB Technologies. Problems. References.8. UWB Wireless Locationing. 8.1. Position Locationing Methods. 8.2. Time of Arrival Estimation. 8.3. NLOS Location Error. 8.4. Locationing with OFDM. 8.5. Summary. Problems. References.  9. UWB Applications. 9.1. Wireless Ad hoc Networking. 9.2. UWB Wireless Sensor Networks. 9.3. RFID. 9.4. Consumer Electronics and Personal Computers (PC). 9.5. Asset Location. 9.6. Medical Applications. 9.7. Summary. Problems. References. 10. UWB Regulation. 10.1. UWB Regulation in US. 10.2. UWB Regulation in Europe. 10.3. UWB Regulation in Japan. 10.4. UWB Regulation in Korea. 10.5. UWB Regulation in Singapore. 10.6. UWB Regulation in ITU. 10.7. IEEE Standardisation. 10.8. Summary. Problems. References.11. The Vision of Europe on UWB Applications. 11.1. Magnet (My Personal Adaptive Global NET). 11.2. Magnet Beyond. 11.3. Pulsers (Pervasive Ultra-wideband Low Spectral Energy Radio Systems) 11.4. Summary. References.Index.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"One of several books on ultra wideband (UWB) technologies, the Introduction to Ultra Wideband for Wireless Communications has coverage overlap with other titles. It includes history, basic theory . considerations on UWD-specific issues (bandwidth, circuits, signal processing, and interference), applications and regulatory issues. Intended as a tutorial for graduate students and professionals, the book includes an index, black and white photos and figures, and end-of-chapter summaries and problems." (Bogdan Hoanca, Optics & Photonics News, December, 2009)