A Packet Detection Algorithm for the UWB Standard ECMA 368

  • Tomaso Erseghe
  • Nicola Laurenti
  • Valentina Rizzi
  • Roberto Corvaja
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)

In this paper we present a packet detection technique developed in the context of a Italian national research project aiming at developing the “Enabling blocks for the integration in CMOS technology of a Multi-Band OFDM transceiver,” adhering to the recent ECMA 368 standard. The paper deals with the digital section of the receiver, and specifically with the identification of a low complexity packet detection technique. The chosen approach is a correlation receiver followed by a threshold comparison. Its performance is tested in a realistic scenario taking into account channel dispersion and receiver inaccuracies.


Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex System Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex Symbol Packet Error Rate Ultra Wide Band 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomaso Erseghe
    • 1
  • Nicola Laurenti
    • 1
  • Valentina Rizzi
    • 1
  • Roberto Corvaja
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaItaly

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