Chapter 16. Antenna Design and Propagation Measurements and Modelling for UWB Wireless BAN

  1. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member2,
  2. Mischa Dohler MSc, PhD lecturer Senior Research Expert member Student Representative member co-chair editor3,
  3. Ernest E. Okon BSc, MSc, PhD research scientist member4,
  4. Dr. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member2,
  5. Anthony K. Brown Chairman member Steering Board member founder member lecturer Chartered Engineer Chartered Mathematician Fellow5 and
  6. Prof. David J. Edwards2
  1. Dr. Yang Hao Ph.D. postdoc research fellow lecturer session organiser chair speaker Member,
  2. Akram Alomainy and
  3. Yan Zhao

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch16

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

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

How to Cite

Hao, Y., Alomainy, A. and Zhao, Y. (2006) Antenna Design and Propagation Measurements and Modelling for UWB Wireless BAN, 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.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Oxford, UK

  2. 3

    France Télécom R&D, France

  3. 4

    BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

  4. 5

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

Author Information

  1. Antenna Engineering Group, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, 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:

  • user-centric approach;
  • propagation channel measurements;
  • UWB on-body radio channel measurement campaigns;
  • vector network analyser (VNA);
  • WBAN channel modelling;
  • hybrid UTD/RT approach;
  • sub-band FDTD method;
  • hybrid UTD/RT approach;
  • radio channel modelling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Propagation Channel Measurements and Characteristics

  • WBAN Channel Modelling

  • UWB System-Level Modelling of Potential Body-Centric Networks

  • Summary

  • References