Ultra-Wideband Communications: Fundamentals and Applications

Faranak Nekoogar

  • 出版商: Prentice Hall
  • 出版日期: 2005-08-31
  • 售價: $3,420
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$3,249
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 240
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 0131463268
  • ISBN-13: 9780131463264

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This book introduces UWB communications systems in simple and easy to understand language. It covers the fundamentals for short pulse generation and propagation, regulatory issues, UWB interference concerns, and the applications and potential target markets. It offers a comprehensive  background to UWB technology, short pulse generation, UWB antenna concepts, UWB modulation and multiple access techniques as well as UWB applications. This book is for self-study by individuals new to the field of UWB communications. The simple language and full coverage of the technology makes this book a perfect reference for non-technical readers as well as a good study aide for undergraduate students for understanding more technical text books in the field.

 

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

About the Author.

1. Introduction to Ultra-Wideband Communications.

    Introduction

    History and Background

    UWB Concepts

    UWB Signals

    Advantages

    Challenges

    Differences Between UWB and Spread Spectrum

    Single Band vs. Multiband

    The Regulatory Situation

    FCC Emission Limits

    UWB Applications

    Summary

    References

    Bibliography

2. UWB Sources and Antennas.

    Introduction

    UWB Pulse Generation

    UWB Antennas

    Summary

    References

    Bibliography

3. Pulse-Detection and Multiple-Access Techniques.

    Introduction

    Conventional Pulse-Detection Techniques

    Pulse Modulation and Detection Techniques

    UWB Multiple-Access Techniques

    Summary

    References

    Bibliography

4. Interference Issues.

    Introduction

    Interference Effects on IEEE 802.11a/b WLANs

    Interference to GPS Receivers

    Interference to Cellular Systems

    Summary

    References

    Bibliography

5. Applications and Target Markets.

    Introduction

    Initial Mass Market Opportunities

    Speed-to-Market Advantages

    Driving CE, PC, and Mobile Industry Convergence

    Existing Potential Markets

    Target Consumer Electronics Products

    Target PC-Oriented Markets

    UWB in Consumer Electronics Devices

    UWB for PC-Oriented Applications

    Future Mass Market

    Adoption Timeline

    Additional and Niche Markets

    UWB Market Players

    Summary

    References

    Bibliography

Appendix A: Theoretical Derivations of UWB Interference Effects on Existing Radio Systems.

    802.11a/b WLAN Systems

    GPS Receivers

    CDMA-Based Cellular Systems

    References

Abbreviations.

Glossary.

Index.