Ultra-Wideband and 60 GHz Communications for Biomedical Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461488966
  • ISBN-13: 9781461488965
  • DDC: 621.38413
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 261 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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‚ÄčThis book investigates the design of devices, systems, and circuits for medical applications using the two recently established frequency bands: ultra-wideband (3.1-10.6 GHz) and 60 GHz ISM band. These two bands provide the largest bandwidths available for communication technologies and present many attractive opportunities for medical applications. The applications of these bands in healthcare are wireless body area network (WBAN), medical imaging, biomedical sensing, wearable and implantable devices, fast medical device connectivity, video data transmission, and vital signs monitoring. The recent technological advances and developments proposed or used in medicine based on these two bands are covered. The book introduces possible solutions and design techniques to efficiently implement these systems in medical environment. All individual chapters are written by leading experts in their fields.¬† Contributions by authors are on various applications of ultra-wideband and the 60 GHz ISM band including circuit implementation, UWB and 60 GHz signal transmission around and in-body, antenna design solution, hardware implementation of body sensors, UWB transceiver design, 60 GHz transceiver design, UWB radar for contactless respiratory monitoring, and ultra-wideband based medical Imaging. The book will be a key resource for medical professionals, bio-medical engineers, and graduate and senior undergraduate students in computer, electrical, electronic and biomedical engineering disciplines.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: UWB and mmWave Communication Techniques and Systems for Healthcare.
2: A Low Power Interference Robust IR-UWB Transceiver SoC for WBAN Applications.
3: UWB for Around-the-Body Data Streaming.
4: System-on-a-Chip UWB Radar Sensor for Contactless Respiratory Monitoring: Technology and Applications.
5: Ultra-Wideband Imaging Systems for Breast Cancer Detection.
6: Implementation of Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Sensor Nodes for WBAN Applications.
7: Medium Access Control (MAC) Protocols for Ultra-Wideband (UWB)-Based Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN).
8: Antenna Diversity Techniques for Enhanced Ultra-Wideband Body-Centric Wireless Networks in Healthcare.
9: System-on-a-Chip Radio Transceivers for 60-GHz Wireless Body-Centric Communications.
10: Low-Power 60-GHz CMOS Radios for Miniature Wireless Sensor Network Applications.
11: 60-GHz LTCC Antenna Arrays.
12: Frequency Domain Breast Lesion Classification Using Ultra-Wideband Lesion Response.