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Author Tiberi, G. ♦ Bertini, S. ♦ Malik, W.Q. ♦ Monorchio, A. ♦ Edwards, D.J. ♦ Manara, G.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2007
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Computational modeling ♦ channel simulation ♦ ultrawideband ♦ Narrowband ♦ Information analysis ♦ Analytical models ♦ Bandwidth ♦ indoor propagation ♦ Ray tracing ♦ Frequency response ♦ Computational efficiency ♦ Ultra wideband technology ♦ Microwave propagation
Abstract A fundamental step in ultrawideband (UWB) communication systems involves the characterization of the indoor propagation channel. In this paper, we show that UWB channel parameters can be predicted accurately by ray tracing (RT) simulation carried out at various frequencies over the signal bandwidth. Our RT algorithm is independent of frequency, therefore the determination of the rays reaching a given location is made only once. Moreover, a parallel ray approximation is used to improve significantly the computational efficiency of the RT based approach. The excellent agreement between simulation results and measured data proves that our RT-based tool can be used successfully for accurate and reliable site-planning in UWB systems.
Description Author affiliation: Univ. of Pisa, Pisa (Tiberi, G.; Bertini, S.)
ISBN 9781424405206
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-09-24
Publisher Place Singapore
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 3.27 MB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 794
Ending Page 799


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library