Chapter 6. Time-Reversal UWB Systems

  1. Thomas Kaiser and
  2. Feng Zheng

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470740019.ch6

Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO

Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO

How to Cite

Kaiser, T. and Zheng, F. (2010) Time-Reversal UWB Systems, in Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470740019.ch6

Author Information

  1. Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470712245

Online ISBN: 9780470740019



  • time-reversal UWB systems;
  • UWB channels-channel nonminimum phase;
  • simulated practical channel;
  • multiple antennas of MIMO system-distributed in two ways, centralized and distributed;
  • CIR matrix of equivalent composite channel;
  • SDMA multiuser system and TR;
  • zero-forcing pre-equalization;
  • antenna selection for time-reversal UWB MIMO systems;
  • channel imperfection impact on UWB TR systems


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Motivation for the Time-Reversal Approach in UWB Systems

  • Two Schemes of UWB MIMO TR Systems

  • Pre-Equalizer Design for Spatial Multiplexing UWB SIMO TR Systems

  • Antenna Selection for Time-Reversal UWB MIMO Systems

  • Impact of Channel Imperfection on UWB TR Systems

  • Summary