Chapter 17. Ultra-Wideband Spatial Channel Characteristics

  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. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member2,
  2. Junsheng Liu1,
  3. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member2 and
  4. Prof. David J. Edwards2

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch17

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

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

How to Cite

Malik, W. Q., Liu, J., Allen, B. and Edwards, D. J. (2006) Ultra-Wideband Spatial Channel Characteristics, 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.ch17

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. 1

    Centre for Telecommunications Research, London, UK

  2. 2

    University of Oxford, 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:

  • ultra-wideband spatial channel characteristics;
  • vector network analysers (VNAs);
  • performance parameters;
  • UWB channel characterisation and modelling;
  • signal quality improvement;
  • signal decorrelation;
  • direction-of-departure (DoD) and direction-of-arrival (DoA) distributions;
  • multiple-antenna UWB channels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preliminaries

  • UWB Spatial Channel Representation

  • Characterisation Techniques

  • Increase in the Communication Rate

  • Signal Quality Improvement

  • Performance Parameters

  • Summary

  • References