Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Xuemin (Sherman) Shen PhD, PEng Professor Associate Chair1,
  2. Mohsen Guizani PhD Professor2,
  3. Robert Caiming Qiu PhD Associate Professor3 and
  4. Tho Le-Ngoc PhD Professor4
  1. Robert Caiming Qiu PhD Associate Professor3,
  2. Xuemin Shen PhD, PEng Professor Associate Chair1,
  3. Mohsen Guizani PhD Professor2 and
  4. Tho Le-Ngoc PhD Professor4

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028521.ch1

Ultra-Wideband Wireless Communications and Networks

Ultra-Wideband Wireless Communications and Networks

How to Cite

Qiu, R. C., Shen, X., Guizani, M. and Le-Ngoc, T. (2006) Introduction, in Ultra-Wideband Wireless Communications and Networks (eds X. (. Shen, M. Guizani, R. C. Qiu and T. Le-Ngoc), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028521.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Computer Science, Western Michigan University, Parkview Campus, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

  3. 3

    Wireless Networking Systems Laboratory, Center for Manufacturing Research/Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Computer Science, Western Michigan University, Parkview Campus, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

  3. 3

    Wireless Networking Systems Laboratory, Center for Manufacturing Research/Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470011447

Online ISBN: 9780470028520

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Keywords:

  • Ultra-wideband (UWB) transmission;
  • UWB radio;
  • pulse-based UWB systems;
  • multipath energy collection;
  • per-path pulse distortion;
  • pulse amplitude modulation (PAM);
  • on–off keying (OOK) and pulse position modulation (PPM);
  • decision-feedback autocorrelation receiver;
  • macroscopic time-reversal invariance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fundamentals

  • Issues Unique to UWB

  • Emerging Technologies

  • References