Chapter 6. Mixed-Signal Ultra-wideband Communications Receivers

  1. Xuemin (Sherman) Shen PhD, PEng Professor Associate Chair3,
  2. Mohsen Guizani PhD Professor4,
  3. Robert Caiming Qiu PhD Associate Professor5 and
  4. Tho Le-Ngoc PhD Professor6
  1. Sebastian Hoyos PhD Postdoctoral Researcher1 and
  2. Brian M. Sadler PhD2

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028521.ch6

Ultra-Wideband Wireless Communications and Networks

Ultra-Wideband Wireless Communications and Networks

How to Cite

Hoyos, S. and Sadler, B. M. (2006) Mixed-Signal Ultra-wideband Communications Receivers, 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.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Berkeley Wireless Research Center, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

  2. 2

    Army Research Laboratory, AMSRD-ARL-CI-CN, Adelphi, Maryland, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470011447

Online ISBN: 9780470028520



  • mixed-signal ultra-wideband communications receivers;
  • Sigma-delta modulation;
  • A/D conversion problem approach;
  • analog-to-digital conversion via signal expansion;
  • transmitted-reference (TR) communications system;
  • frequency-domain mixed-signal receivers;
  • sampling speed and broadband applications


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Analog-to-Digital Conversion via Signal Expansion

  • Mixed-Signal Communication Receivers Based on A/D Conversion via Signal Expansion

  • Analog-to-Digital Conversion in the Frequency Domain

  • Frequency-Domain Mixed-Signal Receivers

  • Conclusions

  • References