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Investigation and Modeling of the UWB On-Body Propagation Channel

  • H. Ghannoum
  • C. Roblin
  • X. Begaud
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Abstract

Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs) are becoming an increasingly important part of the wireless communication system. In such a communication system various electronic devices carried by a person on his body can be connected. In this paper, we investigate the UWB body area propagation channel. The channel characterization is based on UWB on-body channel measurements. This paper describes the measurement campaign and the basic characteristics of the body area propagation channel extracted from measurement data.

Keywords

Ultra-wideband Channel measurements Body area networks 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Electronics and Computer EngineeringENSTAParis cedex 15France
  2. 2.Communications and Electronics DepartmentENSTParis cedex 13France

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