Recent Patents on Electrical Engineering

Huiyu Zhou  
Queen's University Belfast
United Kingdom


Multi - Antenna Systems for UWB Communications - A Review

Author(s): Yvan Duroc, Ali I. Najam and Smail Tedjini

Affiliation: Grenoble-INP, Laboratoire de Conception et d'Integration des Systemes, ESISAR, 50, rue Barthelemy de Laffemas, BP54, 26902 Valence Cedex 9, France.


This article focuses on multi-antenna systems for Ultra Wideband (UWB) communications. Conceptual antenna arrangements and specific designs are reviewed according to the aimed applications. Some specific parameters to characterize antennas for MIMO-UWB applications are discussed. The perspectives in sense of future developments of UWB multi-antennas and their functionalities are also suggested. In this article patent based information on multiple antenna for UWB communication is also discussed.

Keywords: Array antennas, multi-antennas, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO), ultra wideband (UWB) antenna

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Page: [125 - 134]
Pages: 10
DOI: 10.2174/1874476110902020125
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