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Ultra-Wideband Radio

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The application of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology to low-cost short-range communications presents unique challenges to the communications engineer. The impact of the US FCC's regulations and the characteristics of the low-power UWB propagation channels are explored, and their effects on UWB hardware design are illustrated. This tutorial introduction includes references to more detailed explorations of the subject.

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Scholtz, R.A., Pozar, D.M. & Namgoong, W. Ultra-Wideband Radio. EURASIP J. Adv. Signal Process. 2005, 758540 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1155/ASP.2005.252

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  • UWB radio
  • UWB propagation
  • UWB antennas
  • UWB radio architectures
  • selective RAKE receivers
  • transmitted-reference receivers