System Level Design of Low Rate, Low Power 3.1-5GHz IEEE 802.15.4a UWB Transceiver for Medical Monitoring Applications

Imen Barraj, Hatem Trabelsi, Mohamed Masmoudi
2014 International Journal of Electronics and Electrical Engineering  
Low power consumption is one of the main targets in designing a radio for a Wireless medical devices for healthcare monitoring applications. The IEEE 802.15.4a standard has proprieties that make it a viable solution for this type of applications and environments. IEEE 802.15.4a standard adopts Impulse Radio Ultra Large Band (IR-UWB) to afford low data rates, low power and low complexity communication systems with enhanced communication range and robustness. This paper discusses the architecture
more » ... parameters selection for low power, monolithic wireless sensor like frequency allocation, data rate, mean PRF, pulse shape and radio architecture. Then, link radio budget parameters required for the transceiver implementation have been established.  Index Terms-IR-UWB, IEEE 802.15.4a, link budget, transceiver, Medical monitoring, non coherent receiver
doi:10.12720/ijeee.2.3.222-228 fatcat:ihehxjzlx5grflhvwersgvzovu