Program September 10

8:00 - 8:45

Registration (Coffee & Light Breakfast)

8:50 - 9:00

Room A

Welcome Speech

Thomas Kaiser, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Time

Keynote

9:00 - 9:45

Room A

Ultra-Wideband - 50 years of Progress in Short Pulse Electromagnetics

Robert J. Fontana, Multispectral Solutions Inc.

Chair: Maria Gabriella Di Benedetto, University of Rome La Sapienza

9:45 - 9:50

Break

Time

Morning Sessions

 

Room A

UWB Antennas and Arrays A

Chair: Reinhard Knöchel, University of Kiel

Room B

RF Modules, Integrated Circuits Design, Pulse Generation and System Architectures A

Chair: Zisan Zhang, Infineon Technologies Austria

Room C

Invited - UWB MIMO

Chair: Wasim Q. Malik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Room D

Interference, Capacity and Co-Existence

Chair: Jim Lansford, Alereon

Room E

Sensor Networks, Sensing and Medical Imaging

Chair: Lutz Lampe, University of British Columbia

Room F

9:50 - 10:15

Characteristics of a Corrugated Tapered Slot Antenna with Dielectric Rod and Metallic Reflector

Alexander Hees, Jürgen Hasch, Robert Bosch GmbH; Jürgen Detlefsen, TU München

Feedback Network for Cascaded Ultra-Wideband Amplifiers

Esa Tiiliharju, Tero Koivisto, University of Turku

Affine Restoration Decoding for MIMO-OFDM Ultrawideband Communications

Sajid Bashir, Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering;Wasim Q. Malik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Syed Ismail Shah, Iqra University

Interference Detection and Rejection in Ultra-Wideband Systems

Divi Gupta, Dev Gupta, NewLANS Inc.; Zhiguo Lai, Patrick Kelly, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Highly Compact Impulse UWB Transmitter for High-Resolution Movement Detection

Bernd Schleicher, Jochen Dederer, Mario Leib, Ismail Nasr, Andreas Trasser, Wolfgang Menzel, Hermann Schumacher, Ulm University

 

10:15 -10:40

Physically Small and Adjustable Double-Ridged Horn Antenna for Biomedical UWB Radar Applications

Ulrich Schwarz, Marko Helbig, Jürgen Sachs, TU Ilmenau; Frank Seifert, PTB Berlin; Ralf Stephan, TU Ilmenau; Florian Thiel, PTB Berlin; Matthias Hein, TU Ilmenau

A 6–9-GHz Programmable Gain LNA with Integrated Balun in 90-nm CMOS

Andrea Bevilacqua, University of Padova; Christoph Sandner, Marc Tiebout, Infineon Technologies Austria; Andrea Gerosa, Andrea Neviani, University of Padova

Deconstructing Space-Frequency Correlated Ultrawideband MIMO Channels

Xuemin Hong, Chengxiang Wang, Heriot-Watt University; John Thompson, University of Edinburgh; Ben Allen, University of Oxford; Wasim Q. Malik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A Study on Interference Detection Using AIC for UWB MB-OFDM Systems

Masahiro Fujii, Atsushi Minakawa, Yu Watanabe, Utsunomiya University; Makoto Itami, Kohji Itoh, Tokyo University of Science

Base Station Orientation Calibration in 3-D Indoor UWB Positioning

Brandon Merkl, Aly Fathy, Mohamed Mahfouz, University of Tennessee

 

10:40 -11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:25

Differential Time Delay Patterns as Descriptors of UWB Antennas

James McLean, TDK R&D Corp.; Heinrich Foltz, The University of Texas-Pan American; Robert Sutton, TDK R&D Corp.

A 6-Bit, 1.2-GS/s Dual Channel ADC in 0.13-μm CMOS for MB-OFDM UWB Receivers

Szu-Kang Hsien, Bo-Wei Chen, Gin-Kou Ma, ITRI

On Training with Feedback in Wideband Channels

Sheng Jing, Lizhong Zheng, Muriel Médard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Analysis on IR/TR-UWB Interference against Narrowband Systems

Yuki Shimizu, Yukitoshi Sanada, Keio University

Fusion of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ultra-Wideband-Radar for Biomedical Applications

Florian Thiel, PTB Berlin; Matthias Hein, Ulrich Schwarz, Jürgen Sachs, TU Ilmenau; Frank Seifert, PTB Berlin

 

11:25 - 11:50

Impact of Directive Antenna Behavior on Multipath MB-OFDM Ultra-Wideband Communications

Oliver Klemp, Fabian Beichert, Delphi Delco Electronics Europe GmbH

A Fully Monolithic 3.1-10.6 GHz UWB Si/SiGe HBT Impulse-UWB Correlation Receiver

Jochen Dederer, Bernd Schleicher, Andreas Trasser, Till Feger, Hermann Schumacher, Ulm University

Characterization of an Impulse-Transmitting UWB Antenna Array with Dispersive Feed Network

Tomasz Michna, Jan Hesselbarth, Alcatel-Lucent

Effect of Aggregate Narrowband Interference on the UWB Autocorrelation Receiver

Alberto Rabbachin, University of Oulu; Tony Q.S. Quek, Institute for Infocomm Research; Pedro Pinto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ian Oppermann, Nokia Siemens Networks; Moe Z. Win, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Non-Invasive Respiration Monitoring Sensor Using UWB-IR

Kenji Higashikaturagi, Youichiro Nakahata, Isamu Matsunami, Akihiro Kajiwara, Kitakyushu University

 

11:50 - 12:15

Ultrawideband Antenna Distortion Analysis Based on Prolate Spheroidal Spectral Decomposition

Pedro Luis Carro, Jesús de Mingo, University of Zaragoza

A Low-Power, Low Data-Rate, Ultra-Wideband Receiver Architecture for Indoor Wireless Systems

Paul Saad, Roman Merz, Frédéric Chastellain, Christian Robert, Uroschanit Yodprasit, Cyril Botteron, Pierre-André Farine, University of Neuchâtel; Régis Caillet, Alexander Heubi, Noureddine Senouci, AMI Semiconductor

Rake Fingers versus Multiple Antennas for UWB Relay Systems - Which One Is Better?

Kiattisak Maichalernnukul, Thomas Kaiser, Feng Zheng, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Performance of UWB Systems in the Presence of Severe Multipath and Narrowband Interference

Zhiguo Lai, Harshit Joshi, Dennis Goeckel, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Divi Gupta, Dev Gupta, Abbie Mathew, NewLANS Inc.

Physiological Signatures Monitored by Ultra-Wideband-Radar Validated by Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Florian Thiel, PTB Berlin; Matthias Hein, Jürgen Sachs, Ulrich Schwarz, TU Ilmenau; Frank Seifert, PTB Berlin

 

12:15 - 13:45

Lunch

Time

Keynote

13:45- 14:30

Room A

Ultra-Wideband Communications and Ranging for Sensor Networks

Andreas Molisch, Lund University

Chair: Maria Gabriella Di Benedetto, University of Rome La Sapienza

14:30 - 14:35

Break

Time

Afternoon Sessions

 

Room A

UWB Antennas and Arrays B

Chair: Ilona Rolfes, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Room B

RF Modules, Integrated Circuits Design, Pulse Generation and System Architectures B

Chair: Andrea Bevilacqua, University of Padova

Room C

Modulation, Detection and Multiple Access

Chair: Geert Leus, Delft University of Technology

Room D

Cognitive Radio, Spectral Managements, Spectrum Sensing and Dynamic Spectrum Sharing

Chair: Lorenzo Mucchi, University of Florence; Yukitoshi Sanada, Keio University

Room E

Ranging, Localization and Positioning

Chair: Sinan Gezici, Bilkent University; Xiaobing Sun, Sony Singapore Research Lab

Room F

14:35 -15:00

A Novel UWB Antenna Using PI-Shaped Matching Stub for UWB Applications

Jung-Nam Lee, Jin-Hee Yoo, Ji-Hyue Kim, Jong Kweon Park, Jin-Suk Kim, Hanbat National University

A 10Mb/s 2.6mW 6-to-10GHz UWB Impulse Transceiver

Muhammad Anis, Reinhard Tielert, Norbert Wehn, University of Kaiserslautern

An Energy Detection Receiver Robust to Multi-User Interference for IEEE 802.15.4a Networks

Manuel Flury, Ruben Merz, Jean-Yves Le Boudec, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Evaluation of Cooperative Techniques in an Interworking UWB-UMTS Platform

Juan Choliz, Ignacio Alastruey, Ángela Hernández-Solana, University of Zaragoza; Ana Sierra, Telefónica I+D; Antonio Valdovinos, University of Zaragoza

Experimental Results on Cooperative UWB Based Positioning Systems

Andrea Conti, University of Ferrara; Davide Dardari, University of Bologna; Moe Z. Win, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

15:00 - 15:25

Analysis of Planar UWB Elliptical Dipoles Fed by a Coplanar Stripline

Gabriela Quintero Díaz de León, Anja K. Skrivervik, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

An Optical Realization of a 500 Mb/s UWB Transceiver

Mohammad Abtahi, Mehrdad Mirshafiei, Leslie A. Rusch, Sophie LaRochelle, Laval University

Comparison of Detectors for Multiple-Access Interference Mitigation in TH-IR UWB

Jeebak Mitra, Lutz Lampe, University of British Columbia

Interfering Signal Detection by Using Chirp-UWB Template Waveform

Kohei Ohno, Tetsushi Ikegami, Meiji University

Localization with TOA as a Constrained Robust Stochastic Least Squares Problem

Sayit Korkmaz, Alle-Jan van der Veen, Delft University of Technology

 

15:25 - 15:50

A Novel Microstrip-Fed UWB Circular Slot Antenna with 5-GHz Band-Notch Characteristics

Abdol Aziz Klateh, Science & Research Branch of Islamic Azad University; Rajab Fallahi, Mahdi Golparvar Roozbahani, Iran Telecommunication Research Center

Real Time Reconfigurability for UWB Receiver

Rohit Naik, Jugdutt Singh, Hai P. Le, John Devlin, La Trobe University

Schemes of Optimization of Energy Detection Receivers for UWB-IR Communication Systems under Different Channel Model

Kazuyuki Furusawa, Masaya Sasaki, Jun Hioki, Makoto Itami, Tokyo University of Science

Handling Unknown NBI in IR-UWB System Used in Biomedical Wireless Sensor Networks

Hessam Moussavinik, Ilangko Balasingham, Tor Ramstad, NTNU

A High Accuracy Mono-Station UWB Positioning System

Xiaobing Sun, Yugang Ma, Jin Xu, Jian Zhang, Junjun Wang, Sony Singapore Research Lab

 

Time

Poster Session

15:50 - 16:50

Poster Session / Poster Teaser / Coffee Break & Snacks (Lichthof)

Chair: Zisan Zhang, Infineon Technologies Austria

 

Performance of UWB Impulse Radio in Strong MAI with Frequency Offsets Estimation

Tomaso Erseghe, University of Padova; Antonio Maria Cipriano, Thales Communications

Extended Data Rates for Next Generation UWB

Özgür Dural, Samir Soliman, Amol Rajkotia, Krishnan Rajamani, Qualcomm Inc.

Compact Directional UWB Antenna with Dielectric Insert for Radar Distance Measurements

Gunnar Armbrecht, Eckhard Denicke, Leibniz Universität Hannover; Nils Pohl, Thomas Musch, Ruhr-Universität Bochum; Ilona Rolfes, Leibniz Universität Hannover

MAC Performance for Second Generation UWB

Krishnan Rajamani, Samir Soliman, Özgür Dural, Amol Rajkotia, Qualcomm Inc.

   
 

A Study for Possibility of Detecting IEEE802.15.4a Signals

Makoto Hasegawa, Masaki Kumazawa, Tetsushi Ikegami, Meiji University; Kenichi Takizawa, NICT

Concept of an UWB Impulse Radio B-/QPSK Transmitter Based on Standard Logic Components

Marcel Blech, Daniel Geier, Thomas Eibert, Universität Stuttgart

Multi-Target UWB Passive Ranging with Local Template Uncertainty

Yuan Zhou, Choi Look Law, Yong Liang Guan, Nanyang Technological University; Francois Chin, Institute for Infocomm Research

Direct Position Estimation of UWB Transmitters in Multipath Conditions

Miljko Eric, Institute of Electrical Engineering; Desimir Vucic, Union University

   

16:50 - 17:15

An UWB Antenna Size Reduction Technique

Alexander Vorobyov, Alexander Yarovoy, Leo Ligthart, Delft University of Technology

Low Data Rate Ultra-Wideband Transceiver Testbed for 6.0-8.5 GHz Communications Using Commercial-off-the-Shelf Components

Christoph Seifarth, Gerd Scholl, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg

Effects of Synchronization Errors on Energy Detection of UWB Signals

Xiantao Cheng, Yong Liang Guan, Nanyang Technological University

Pulse Rate Adaptive Multiple-Access Scheme for Cognitive Autonomous IR-UWB Networks

Maria D. Perez-Guirao, Ralf Luebben, Thomas Kaiser, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Dirty Templates Based Indoor Localization for IR-UWB Mobile Agents

Francesco Chiti, Romano Fantacci, Simone Morosi, Lorenzo Niccolai, University of Florence

 

17:15 - 17:40

Wideband Antenna EIRP Measurements for Various UWB Waveforms

Mehrdad Mirshafiei, Mohammad Abtahi, Sophie LaRochelle, Leslie A. Rusch, Laval University

Ultra-Low Power Impulse Ultra-Wideband Demonstration Platform

Dries Neirynck, Li Huang, Guido Dolmans, Olivier Rousseaux, Bert Gyselinckx, Stichting IMEC Nederland

Sensitivity of Energy Detected Multilevel PAM Systems to Threshold Mismatch

Antti Anttonen, Aarne Mämmelä, Adrian Kotelba, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Data Rate for DS-UWB Communication Systems in Wireless Personal Area Networks

David Zhang, Anthony Brown, The University of Manchester

Effect of Clock Offset on an IR-UWB Ranging System with Comparators

Yusuke Saito, Yukitoshi Sanada, Keio University

 

18:00 - 18:30

Touristic Information on Hannover City (Room A)

19:00

Oktoberfest (Conference Tent)