Phase-Included Simulation of UWB Channel

Sunkeol WOO  Hoongee YANG  Minkee PARK  Bongsoon KANG  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E88-B   No.3   pp.1294-1297
Publication Date: 2005/03/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e88-b.3.1294
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Terrestrial Radio Communications
Keyword: 
UWB (ultra-wideband),  ray-tracing,  channel modeling,  channel impulse response,  phase,  

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Summary: 
This letter presents a method to simulate a phase-included UWB channel impulse responses for a given indoor channel. In this method we decompose a UWB pulse into a finite number of spectral components. This enables the received signal to be determined by the sum of the convolutions between each spectral component and a corresponding frequency-dependent UWB channel impulse response. The ray-tracing algorithm is applied to calculate the amplitude and the phase of each frequency-dependent channel impulse response. Based on the calculated results, we finally show the simulation of the UWB channel impulse response.