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—In this letter, an overview of reported measurements and modeling of the ultra wide band (UWB) indoor wireless channel is presented. An introduction to UWB technology and UWB channels is provided. Different UWB channel sounding techniques are discussed and approaches for the modeling of the UWB channel are reviewed. The available indoor UWB channel(More)
— An RF passive orthonormal ladder filter using transformers is presented, where the output is obtained from a linear, weighted combination of the voltages or currents at predetermined nodes or branches. With this topology, arbitrary rational transfer functions can be mapped onto silicon. Key features of this single-input, multiple-output (SIMO) topology(More)
—Wireless channel measurement results for 60 GHz within a closed metal cabinet are provided. A metal cabinet is chosen to emulate the environment within a mechatronic system, which have metal enclosures in general. A frequency domain sounding technique is used to measure the wireless channel for different volumes of the metal enclosure, considering both(More)
— In this paper, an Ultra-Wideband (UWB) receiver scheme with very low sampling rate is proposed for ranging in indoor multipath environments. The idea underlying the proposed scheme is that, instead of processing the whole UWB band, only partial sub-bands are considered at the receiver. The missing sub-bands are estimated by exploiting an estimate of the(More)
—Ultrawideband (UWB) technology is an attractive alternative for short-range applications, e.g., wireless personal area networks. In these applications, transmit and receive antennas are very close to each other and the far-field condition assumed in most of the link budget models may not be satisfied. Under near-field conditions, variations in the link(More)