Chapter 18. Localisation in NLOS Scenarios with UWB Antenna Arrays

  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. Thomas Kaiser Ph.D. head visting professor co-leader Editor-in-Chief,
  2. Christiane Senger,
  3. Amr Eltaher and
  4. Bamrung Tau Sieskul

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch18

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

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

How to Cite

Kaiser, T., Senger, C., Eltaher, A. and Sieskul, B. T. (2006) Localisation in NLOS Scenarios with UWB Antenna Arrays, 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.ch18

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. Smart Antenna Research Team (SmART), University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

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:

  • wireless ultra-wideband (UWB) systems;
  • UWB beamforming properties;
  • NLOS localisation scenario and UWB antenna arrays;
  • BeamLoc approach and vital lock mode;
  • algorithmic framework;
  • Exploiting the Lock Mode (ELM);
  • time delay estimation (TDE)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Underlying Mathematical Framework

  • Properties of UWB Beamforming

  • Beamloc Approach

  • Algorithmic Framework

  • Time-delay Estimation

  • Simulation Results

  • Conclusions

  • References