Chapter 13. Analysis of UWB Signal Attenuation Through Typical Building Materials

  1. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member1,
  2. Mischa Dohler MSc, PhD lecturer Senior Research Expert member Student Representative member co-chair editor2,
  3. Ernest E. Okon BSc, MSc, PhD research scientist member3,
  4. Dr. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member1,
  5. Anthony K. Brown Chairman member Steering Board member founder member lecturer Chartered Engineer Chartered Mathematician Fellow4 and
  6. Prof. David J. Edwards1
  1. Domenico Porcino

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch13

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

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

How to Cite

Porcino, D. (2006) Analysis of UWB Signal Attenuation Through Typical Building Materials, 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.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    France Télécom R&D, France

  3. 3

    BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

  4. 4

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

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:

  • signal attenuation in common environments;
  • Ultra-wideband (UWB) in home entertainment;
  • wireless personal area networks (WPANs);
  • small-scale (multipath or fast-fading) characteristics;
  • Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF);
  • UWB penetration loss measurements;
  • UWB signal attenuation analysis via building materials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Brief Overview of Channel Characteristics

  • The Materials Under Test

  • Experimental Campaign

  • Conclusions

  • References