Integrated Multiple Antenna Ultra-Wideband Transceiver

  • Stephan ten Brink
  • Ravishankar Mahadevappa
Part of the Series on Integrated Circuits and Systems book series (ICIR)


Ultra-wideband (UWB) communication systems make efficient use of frequency spectrum from 3.1 to 10.6GHz by transmitting at low output power, distributed over a large bandwidth. Communication systems operating in the same frequency band experience the presence of a UWB system merely as a small increase of the noise floor, resulting in hardly any link degradation. % Two main system designs emerged from the standardization efforts over the past few years. In Impulse Radio (e.g., TAYLOR_UWB95), the narrowband information is spread over a bandwidth much greater than 500MHz by means of a high-rate chipping sequence — a method familiar from CDMA cellular radio technology. In Multiband OFDM (MB-OFDM) wimediaphy


Channel Estimation Wireless Local Area Network Receive Signal Strength Indicator Convolutional Code Maximum Ratio Combine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephan ten Brink
    • 1
  • Ravishankar Mahadevappa
  1. 1.Wionics Research - Realtek GroupIrvineUSA

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