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Multistage Frequency-Hopping Assisted Ultra-Wideband Multiple-Access Communications

Multistage Frequency-Hopping Assisted Ultra-Wideband Multiple-Access Communications
Multistage Frequency-Hopping Assisted Ultra-Wideband Multiple-Access Communications
Ultra-WideBand (UWB) systems having a bandwidth on the order of a Gigahertz have recently received wide attention both in the USA and in Europe. In this contribution a novel UWB multiple access scheme based on the well-known family of Frequency-Hopping Multiple Access (FHMA) techniques is proposed, where the associated FH is implemented using MultiStage Frequency Hopping Multiple Access, or MS/UWB FHMA. We highlight the principles of the proposed MS/UWB FHMA communication system, investigate the associated spectrum assignment, the FH strategy, the applicable signal detection schemes as well as the achievable Bit Error Rate (BER) performance. Our study shows that MS/UWB FHMA is capable of supporting an extremely high number of users, while employing relatively simple receivers. PSfrag replacements
748-752
Yang, L-L
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Hanzo, L
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Yang, L-L
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Hanzo, L
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Yang, L-L and Hanzo, L (2002) Multistage Frequency-Hopping Assisted Ultra-Wideband Multiple-Access Communications At of ICC'2002, United States. 28 Apr - 02 May 2002. , pp. 748-752.

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Abstract

Ultra-WideBand (UWB) systems having a bandwidth on the order of a Gigahertz have recently received wide attention both in the USA and in Europe. In this contribution a novel UWB multiple access scheme based on the well-known family of Frequency-Hopping Multiple Access (FHMA) techniques is proposed, where the associated FH is implemented using MultiStage Frequency Hopping Multiple Access, or MS/UWB FHMA. We highlight the principles of the proposed MS/UWB FHMA communication system, investigate the associated spectrum assignment, the FH strategy, the applicable signal detection schemes as well as the achievable Bit Error Rate (BER) performance. Our study shows that MS/UWB FHMA is capable of supporting an extremely high number of users, while employing relatively simple receivers. PSfrag replacements

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Published date: 2002
Additional Information: Event Dates: 28 April-2 May 2002
Venue - Dates: of ICC'2002, United States, 2002-04-28 - 2002-05-02
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group

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Local EPrints ID: 257090
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257090
PURE UUID: de5d69f6-64c2-4c56-8c04-07243c876a45
ORCID for L-L Yang: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2032-9327
ORCID for L Hanzo: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2636-5214

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Date deposited: 26 Jun 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:41

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Author: L-L Yang ORCID iD
Author: L Hanzo ORCID iD

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