Review of the State of Art of Tunable Impulse Ultra-Wideband Technology as Integrator for Wireless Sensing and Identifications Short-Range Networks

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Impulse based Ultra wideband technology has been the motivation of many recent researches with the potential of many applications to be researched. The uniqueness of the physical characteristics of the generated signal combined with the high flexibility of for different data rates at the physical layer design level have been addressed in considerable number of researches recently. This paper presents in depth reviews of the different concepts of tunable impulse based ultra wideband from the different researchers views. Research proposals of Cross layer architectures as PHY-MAC aware Impulse based ultra wideband solutions, link-budget communication design with performance evaluations in different test beds implementations are investigated in this paper. Such in-depth review can help researchers in this field to have better understanding of the different possibilities of designing new impulse-based ultra wideband solutions for future potential communication scenarios. Special focus on utilizing the advantage of impulse-based ultra wideband signal design flexibility as integrator for different short to medium wireless infrastructures mainly sharing common design constraints and requirements. Finding remarks from reviewing nearest-field literature combined with researches benchmarking to inspire researches proposal for this topic.

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Jawad, M. , Ismail, W. , Hajjawi, A. , Rani, O. , Hussain, A. and Saleh, A. (2014) Review of the State of Art of Tunable Impulse Ultra-Wideband Technology as Integrator for Wireless Sensing and Identifications Short-Range Networks. Wireless Sensor Network, 6, 137-156. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2014.68015.

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