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Performance Analysis of Multiband Impulse Radio UWB Communication System Based on PSWF  [PDF]
Lili Chen, Zheng Dou
Communications and Network (CN) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/cn.2013.53B2031
Abstract: To improve the data transmission rate and use spectrum flexibly, a new spectrum allocation method for Multiband Impulse Radio UWB (MB-IR-UWB) is proposed in this paper based on the band-limited and orthogonal characteristics of Prolate Spheroidal Wave Function (PSWF). The system model is built and the bit error rate (BER) formula is deprived by binary time hopping pulse position modulation under additive white Gaussian noise. Moreover, the system performance is analyzed via MATLB simulation. The results indicate that MB-IR-UWB system performance of BER is the same with single-band UWB. However, in the proposed scheme the data can be transmitted in multiple parallel bands, which enjoys much higher transmission rate. In addition, PSWF pulse duration affects the BER performance.
Software defined radio layer for IR-UWB systems in Wireless Sensor Network Context  [PDF]
Aubin Lecointre,Daniela Dragomirescu,Robert Plana
Computer Science , 2010,
Abstract: This paper addresses the radio interface problematic for MANET (Mobile Ad-hoc NETwork) applications. Here we propose to study the radio reconfigurability in order to provide a unique physical layer which is able to deal with all MANET applications. For implementing this reconfigurable physical layer, we propose to use Impulse Radio Ultra WideBand (IRUWB). This paper presents also our two level design approach for obtaining our reconfigurable IR-UWB receiver on FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array).
The Effects of Narrowband Interference on Finite-Resolution IR-UWB Digital Receiver  [PDF]
chao zhang,Huarui Yin,Pinyi Ren
Mathematics , 2010,
Abstract: Finite-resolution digital receiver is recently considered as a potential way to Ultra Wide Band (UWB) communication systems due to its ability of mitigating the challenge of Analog-Digital Converter (ADC). In this paper, the effects of narrowband interference (NBI) are investigated when finite-resolution digital receiver is used for Impulse Radio-UWB (IR-UWB) system. It is shown that finite-resolution receiver enlarges the impact of NBI. The lower resolution of the UWB receiver is, the more degradations NBI causes.
Impulse Radio Ultra-Wideband Communication Over Free-Space Optical Links  [PDF]
Kemal Davaslioglu
Physics , 2013,
Abstract: A composite impulse radio ultra-wideband (IR-UWB) communication system is presented. The proposed system model aims to transmit UWB pulses over several kilometers through free-space optical (FSO) links and depending on the link design, the electrical estimates of the FSO system can be directly used or distributed to end-user through radio-frequency (RF) links over short ranges. However, inhomogeneities on the FSO transmission path cause random fluctuations in the received signal intensity and these effects induced by atmospheric turbulence closely effect the system performance. Several distinct probability distributions based on experimental measurements are used to characterize FSO channels and using these probabilistic models, detection error probability analysis of the proposed system for different link designs are carried out under weak, moderate and strong turbulence conditions. The results of the analysis show that depending on the atmospheric conditions, system performance of the composite link can have high error floors due to the false estimates of FSO link. The system performance can be improved by employing error control coding techniques. One simple solution employing a convolutional encoder and Viterbi decoder pair is also analyzed in this thesis. Another important system parameter that is the average channel capacity of the FSO system is analyzed under weak and moderate turbulence conditions. Theoretical derivations that are verified via simulation results indicate a reliable high data rate communication system that is effective in long distances.
Performance of ultra-wideband impulse radio wireless communication system in multipath and multiuser environments
多径多用户环境下超宽带脉冲无线通信系统性能

Li Haitao,Zhang Jing,Lu Jianhua,
黎海涛
,张靖,陆建华

电子与信息学报 , 2003,
Abstract: Ultra-wideband impulse radio is a developing high speed wireless access technology. In this paper, the principle of ultra-wideband multiaccess communication is analyzed with the transmitting signal. In order to study the system performance in mulitpath channels, the deterministic two-path model and the statistical S-V model are employed for evaluating the bit error rates of the system by simulation. The results indicate that the intersymbol interference and multiple access interference are the main factors that degrade the system performance, which, on the other hand, may be improved by antenna diversity.
Enhanced-SNR Impulse Radio Transceiver based on Phasers  [PDF]
Babak Nikfal,Qingfeng Zhang,Christophe Caloz
Physics , 2014,
Abstract: The concept of SNR enhancement in impulse radio transceivers based on phasers of opposite chirping slopes is introduced. It is shown that signal to-noise radio (SNR) enhancements by factors M2 and M are achieved for burst noise and Gaussian noise, respectively, where M is the stretching factor of the phasers. An experimental demonstration is presented, using stripline cascaded C-section phasers, where SNR enhancements in agreement with theory are obtained. The proposed radio analog signal processing transceiver system is simple, low-cost and frequency scalable, and may therefore be suitable for broadband impulse radio ranging and communication applications.
Frequency Domain Detectors in Different Short-Range Ultra-Wideband Communication Scenarios  [cached]
Bianchi Tiziano,Morosi Simone
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking , 2006,
Abstract: We study the performance of an innovative communication scheme for ultra-wideband systems which are based on impulse radio in two different short-range communication scenarios: the proposed system relies on both the introduction of the cyclic prefix at the transmitter and the use of a frequency domain detector at the receiver. Two different detection strategies based either on the zero forcing (ZF) or on the minimum mean square error (MMSE) criteria have been investigated and compared with the classical RAKE, considering two scenarios where a base station transmits with a different data rate to several mobile terminals in an indoor environment characterized by severe multipath propagation. The results show that the MMSE receiver achieves a remarkable performance, especially in the case of highly loaded high data-rate systems. Hence, the proposed approach is well suited for high-throughput applications in indoor wireless environments where multipath propagation tends to increase the effects of the interference.
Performance of Impulse Radio UWB Communications Based on Time Reversal Technique
Xiao-Fei Liu;Bing-Zhong Wang;Shao-Qiu Xiao;Jian Hua Deng
PIER , 2008, DOI: 10.2528/PIER07102205
Abstract: In this paper, the bit-error-rates performance of impulse radio ultra-wideband (IR-UWB) wireless communication system based on time reversal technique is investigated in both single-input singleoutput and multiple-input single-output situations. Simulations indicate that the good result is obtained as we expect it and IR-UWB based on time reversal technique is very promising for high bit rates wireless communication applications.
Design and Implementation of a Power Efficient Pulse-shaping Finite Impulse Response Filter on a Field Programmable Gate Array Chip  [cached]
Puja Kumari,Rajeev Gupta,Abhijit Chandra
International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing , 2012,
Abstract: This paper presents one novel algorithm for minimization of non-zero coefficients of Finite Impulse response (FIR) pulse-shaping filter, mostly employed in practical digital communication system to alleviate the difficulties resulting from Inter Symbol Interference (ISI), followed by its hardware optimization on a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) chip . Filter performance has been demonstrated through the inclusion of impulse response, magnitude spectrum and requirement of various hardware blocks. The supremacy of our algorithm has been substantiated by comparing its performance with other existing models of different length. From the simulation results, it has been concluded that the proposed FIR filter provides a considerable reduction in the number of non-zero coefficients without affecting its performance significantly.
A Programmable, Scalable-Throughput Interleaver  [cached]
E. J. C. Rijshouwer,C. H. van Berkel
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking , 2010, DOI: 10.1155/2010/513104
Abstract: The interleaver stages of digital communication standards show a surprisingly large variation in throughput, state sizes, and permutation functions. Furthermore, data rates for 4G standards such as LTE-Advanced will exceed typical baseband clock frequencies of handheld devices. Multistream operation for Software Defined Radio and iterative decoding algorithms will call for ever higher interleave data rates. Our interleave machine is built around 8 single-port SRAM banks and can be programmed to generate up to 8 addresses every clock cycle. The scalable architecture combines SIMD and VLIW concepts with an efficient resolution of bank conflicts. A wide range of cellular, connectivity, and broadcast interleavers have been mapped on this machine, with throughputs up to more than 0.5 Gsymbol/second. Although it was designed for channel interleaving, the application domain of the interleaver extends also to Turbo interleaving. The presented configuration of the architecture is designed as a part of a programmable outer receiver on a prototype board. It offers (near) universal programmability to enable the implementation of new interleavers. The interleaver measures 2.09 mm2 in 65 nm CMOS (including memories) and proves functional on silicon.
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