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IIR Ultra-Wideband Pulse Shaper Design

Chen, Chun-Yang and Vaidyanathan, P. P. (2005) IIR Ultra-Wideband Pulse Shaper Design. In: 2005 39th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 172-176. ISBN 1-4244-0131-3.

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This paper introduces a new method to generate an ultra-wideband (UWB) pulse to fill up the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mask. One way to generate the pulse is by summing a weighted delayed elementary waveform (e.g., a Gaussian monocycle pulse). This method can be reduced to an FIR filter design problem. In this paper, an IIR-like method is introduced. It generates the UWB pulse using the weighted sum of not only the delayed elementary waveform but also the feedback waveforms. Allpass decomposition and lattice structures are used to reduce the complexity of the implementation. Simulation shows that the IIR based method has higher filling efficiency than the FIR based method. Simulation also shows that the impulse response of the IIR shaper decays very fast. Therefore the expected long transient created by the IIR shaper is negligible.

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Additional Information:© 2005 IEEE. Issue Date: Oct. 28 2005-Nov. 1 2005. Date of Current Version: 13 March 2006.
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Official Citation:Chun-Yang Chen; Vaidyanathan, P.P.; , "IIR Ultra-Wideband Pulse Shaper Design," Signals, Systems and Computers, 2005. Conference Record of the Thirty-Ninth Asilomar Conference on , vol., no., pp.172-176, Oct. 28 2005-Nov. 1 2005 doi: 10.1109/ACSSC.2005.1599726
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