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Ultra-Wideband Radio Technologies for Communications, Localization and Sensor Applications

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Ultra-Wideband Radio (UWB) earmarks a new radio access philosophy and exploits several GHz of bandwidth. It promises high data rate communication over short distances as well as innovative radar sensing and localization applications with unprecedented resolution. Fields of application may be found, among others, in industry, civil engineering, surveillance and exploration, for security and safety measures, and even for medicine. The book considers the basics and algorithms as well as hardware and application issues in the field of UWB radio technology for communications, localization and sensing based on the outcome of DFG's priority-funding program "Ultra-Wideband Radio Technologies for Communications, Localization and Sensor Applications (UKoLoS)".

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Ultra-Wideband Radio Technologies for Communications, Localization and Sensor ApplicationsEdited by Reiner Thomä

Published: March 13th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/2648

ISBN: 978-953-51-0936-5

Copyright year: 2013

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35055 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

36 Dimensions Citations

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1. MIRA – Physical Layer Optimisation for the Multiband Impulse Radio UWB Architecture

By Rainer Moorfeld, Adolf Finger, Hanns-Ulrich Dehner, Holger Jäkel, Martin Braun and Friedrich K. Jondral

1835

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2. Pulse Rate Control for Low Power and Low Data Rate Ultra Wideband Networks

By María Dolores Pérez Guirao

1296

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3. Chip-to-Chip and On-Chip Communications

By Josef A. Nossek, Peter Russer, Tobias Noll, Amine Mezghani, Michel T. Ivrlač, Matthias Korb, Farooq Mukhtar, Hristomir Yordanov, Johannes A. Russer

1865

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4. Non-Coherent UWB Communications

By Nuan Song, Mike Wolf and Martin Haardt

1811

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5. Coding, Modulation, and Detection for Power-Efficient Low-Complexity Receivers in Impulse-Radio Ultra-Wideband Transmission Systems

By Andreas Schenk and Robert F.H. Fischer

1719

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6. Interference Alignment for UWB-MIMO Communication Systems

By Mohamed El-Hadidy, Mohammed El-Absi, Yoke Leen Sit, Markus Kock, Thomas Zwick, Holger Blume and Thomas Kaiser

2527

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7. Antennas and Propagation for On-, Off- In-Body Communications

By Markus Grimm and Dirk Manteuffel

3847

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8. Power Allocation Procedure for Wireless Sensor Networks with Integrated Ultra-Wide Bandwidth Communications and Radar Capabilities

By Gholamreza Alirezaei, Rudolf Mathar and Daniel Bielefeld

1613

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9. Cooperative Localization and Object Recognition in Autonomous UWB Sensor Networks

By Rudolf Zetik, Honghui Yan, Elke Malz, Snezhana Jovanoska, Guowei Shen, Reiner S. Thomä, Rahmi Salman, Thorsten Schultze, Robert Tobera, Hans-Ingolf Willms, Lars Reichardt, Malgorzata Janson, Thomas Zwick, Werner Wiesbeck, Tobias Deißler and Jörn Thielecke

1901

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10. Pedestrian Recognition Based on 24 GHz Radar Sensors

By Steffen Heuel and Hermann Rohling

4075

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11. ultraMEDIS – Ultra-Wideband Sensing in Medicine

By Ingrid Hilger, Katja Dahlke, Gabriella Rimkus, Christiane Geyer, Frank Seifert, Olaf Kosch, Florian Thiel, Matthias Hein, Francesco Scotto di Clemente, Ulrich Schwarz, Marko Helbig and Jürgen Sachs

3946

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12. ISOPerm: Non-Contacting Measurement of Dielectric Properties of Irregular Shaped Objects

By Henning Mextorf, Frank Daschner, Mike Kent and Reinhard Knöchel

1606

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13. Concepts and Components for Pulsed Angle Modulated Ultra Wideband Communication and Radar Systems

By Alexander Esswein, Robert Weigel, Christian Carlowitz and Martin Vossiek

2864

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14. HaLoS – Integrated RF-Hardware Components for Ultra-Wideband Localization and Sensing

By Stefan Heinen, Ralf Wunderlich, Markus Robens, Jürgen Sachs, Martin Kmec, Robert Weigel, Thomas Ußmüller, Benjamin Sewiolo, Mohamed Hamouda, Rolf Kraemer, Johann-Christoph Scheytt and Yevgen Borokhovych

2104

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15. UWB in Medicine – High Performance UWB Systems for Biomedical Diagnostics and Short Range Communications

By Dayang Lin, Michael Mirbach, Thanawat Thiasiriphet, Jürgen Lindner, Wolfgang Menzel, Hermann Schumacher, Mario Leib and Bernd Schleicher

2046

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