Chapter 7. UWB Relay Systems

  1. Thomas Kaiser and
  2. Feng Zheng

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470740019.ch7

Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO

Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO

How to Cite

Kaiser, T. and Zheng, F. (2010) UWB Relay Systems, in Ultra Wideband Systems with MIMO, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470740019.ch7

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



  • UWB relay systems;
  • BERs or SNR/capacity outage probabilities-for narrowband single-relay wireless systems;
  • amplify-and-forward (AF) relaying;
  • orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) approach;
  • channel estimation errors-relevant UWB system performance impact;
  • single-antenna relay systems;
  • BERs, three coherent detection rake systems;
  • UWB relay systems with MIMO at source and destination;
  • outage probabilities of receiver-CSI-assisted nonrelay and relay systems;
  • opportunistic relaying schemes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • UWB Relay Systems with SISO at Source and Destination

  • UWB Relay Systems with MIMO at Source and Destination

  • Opportunistic Relaying for UWB Systems

  • Summary

  • Appendix 7.A Derivations of cdfs and pdfs of J and J'

  • Appendix 7.B Derivation of Equation (7.33)

  • Appendix 7.C The pdf of the End-to-End SNR per Bit for the DCF Relay System