2. Basic Concepts on Signal and System Theory

  1. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Sachs1,2

Published Online: 21 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527651818.ch2

Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications

Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications

How to Cite

Sachs, J. (2012) Basic Concepts on Signal and System Theory, in Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527651818.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ilmenau University of Technology, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Institute for Information Technology, Electronic Measurement Research Lab, Ilmenau, Germany

  2. 2

    Ilmenau University of Technology, Electronic Measurement Research Lab, P.O. Box 100565, 98684 Ilmenau, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408535

Online ISBN: 9783527651818

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Keywords:

  • analogue and digital signals;
  • wideband signals;
  • random process;
  • signal parameters;
  • time and frequency domain;
  • correlation function;
  • ambiguity function;
  • impulse response function;
  • frequency response function;
  • transfer function;
  • state space model;
  • time-bandwidth-product;
  • Doppler scaling;
  • N-port device;
  • random noise;
  • jitter;
  • phase noise;
  • quantisation noise;
  • matched filter;
  • averaging;
  • non-linear distortion;
  • dynamic range;
  • error correction;
  • scattering parameter

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • UWB Signals, Their Descriptions and Parameters

  • Some Idealized UWB Signals

  • Formal Description of Dynamic Systems

  • Physical System

  • Measurement Perturbations

  • Summary

  • References