2. UWB Channel Estimation and Synchronization

  1. Hüseyin Arslan4,
  2. Zhi Ning Chen5 and
  3. Maria-Gabriella Di Benedetto6
  1. Irena Maravić1 and
  2. Martin Vetterli2,3

Published Online: 19 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/9780470042397.ch2

Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication

Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication

How to Cite

Maravić, I. and Vetterli, M. (2006) UWB Channel Estimation and Synchronization, in Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication (eds H. Arslan, Z. N. Chen and M.-G. Di Benedetto), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470042397.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Electrical Engineering Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

  2. 5

    Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

  3. 6

    University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

  2. 2

    IC, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland

  3. 3

    EECS Department, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471715214

Online ISBN: 9780470042397



  • UWB channel estimation and synchronization;
  • sensor-CLEAN algorithm;
  • frequency-domain approach to channel estimation and synchronization in pulse-based UWB


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Channel Estimation at SubNyquist Sampling Rate

  • Performance Evaluation

  • Estimating UWB Channels with Frequency-Dependent Distortion

  • Channel Estimation from Multiple Bands

  • Low-Complexity Rapid Acquisition in UWB Localizers

  • Conclusions

  • References