Chapter 1. Introduction to UWB Signals and Systems

  1. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member3,
  2. Mischa Dohler MSc, PhD lecturer Senior Research Expert member Student Representative member co-chair editor4,
  3. Ernest E. Okon BSc, MSc, PhD research scientist member5,
  4. Dr. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member3,
  5. Anthony K. Brown Chairman member Steering Board member founder member lecturer Chartered Engineer Chartered Mathematician Fellow6 and
  6. Prof. David J. Edwards3
  1. Dr. Andreas F. Molisch PhD associate professor Senior Principal Member professor chairholder editor general chair vice chair member Fellow1,2

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch1

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

How to Cite

Molisch, A. F. (2006) Introduction to UWB Signals and Systems, in Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging (eds B. Allen, M. Dohler, E. E. Okon, W. Q. Malik, A. K. Brown and D. J. Edwards), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470056843.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Oxford, UK

  2. 4

    France Télécom R&D, France

  3. 5

    BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

  4. 6

    University of Manchester, Communications Engineering, Microwave and Communication Systems Research Group, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technical Staff with Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Lund University, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032558

Online ISBN: 9780470056844

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Keywords:

  • ‘ultra-wideband’ (UWB) communications;
  • UWB antennas and propagation;
  • UWB radar systems and high-power short-pulse generators;
  • UWB signals and systems;
  • frequency regulation;
  • sensor networks;
  • extensive measurement campaigns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History of UWB

  • Motivation

  • UWB Signals and Systems

  • Frequency Regulation

  • Applications, Operating Scenarios and Standardisation

  • System Outlook

  • References