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Reconstruction of UWB Impulse Train by Parallel Sampling of Cascaded Identical RC Filters

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ABSTRACT

In this framework we present a new method for measurement of the UWB impulse train based on the parallel sampling of the cascaded identical RC filters. We show that the amplitudes and time locations of p sequential impulses can be reconstructed from simultaneous measurement of the outputs from 2p cascaded identical RC filters. The parallel sampling scheme has a wide range of applications including the detection of the ultra wideband (UWB) impulses. Due to identical analog RC filters and buffer amplifiers, the parallel sampling scheme is flexible to implement in VLSI applications.

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H. Olkkonen, S. Ahtiainen, K. Jarvinen and J. Olkkonen, "Reconstruction of UWB Impulse Train by Parallel Sampling of Cascaded Identical RC Filters," Wireless Engineering and Technology, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 71-76. doi: 10.4236/wet.2013.42011.

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