Low Power and Robust PHY-MAC Solution for Medical BAN

John R. FARSEROTU  John F.M. GERRITS  Jerome ROUSSELOT  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E93-B   No.4   pp.802-810
Publication Date: 2010/04/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E93.B.802
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Information and Communication Technology for Wellness and Medical Applications)
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Keyword: 
BAN,  FM-UWB,  FSK,  narrowband,  hybrid radio,  

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Summary: 
This paper provides an overview of CSEMs FM-UWB PHY-MAC proposal to IEEE802.15.6, Task Group 6, Body Area Networks. The proposed solution provides for an ultra low power, yet robust and reliable solution for low data rate medical BAN. The paper examines the key features and performance aspects of the proposal.