Chapter 3. UWB Channel Capacity

  1. Thomas Kaiser and
  2. Feng Zheng

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470740019.ch3

Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO

Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO

How to Cite

Kaiser, T. and Zheng, F. (2010) UWB Channel Capacity, in Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470740019.ch3

Author Information

  1. Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

  1. A part of this chapter is reproduced with permission from [287] and a part of [118]. Reproduced by permission of IEEE © 2008, 2009.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470712245

Online ISBN: 9780470740019



  • UWB channel capacity;
  • channel capacity of UWB-MIMO systems;
  • narrowband MIMO fading channel and UWB-MIMO system channel capacities;
  • channel state information (CSI);
  • channel capacity with unknown CSI at transmitter;
  • channel capacity with known CSI at transmitter;
  • multiple transmit antennas and single receive antenna (MISO), single transmit antenna and multiple receive antennas (SIMO) and MIMO;
  • efficiency of UPSA relative to OPSA (MIMO);
  • measured channel capacity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • System Model

  • Channel Capacity with Unknown CSI at the Transmitter

  • Channel Capacity with Known CSI at the Transmitter

  • Special Case: SISO with Two Paths

  • Simulation Results

  • Channel Correlation

  • Measured Channel Capacity

  • Summary