A Spectrum Sensing Framework for UWB-Cognitive Network
Deah J. Kadhim, Saba Q. Jobbar
DOI: 10.4236/wsn.2010.28077   PDF    HTML     5,779 Downloads   10,306 Views   Citations


Due to that the Ultra Wide Band (UWB) technology has some attractive features like robustness to multipath fading, high data rate, low cost and low power consumption, it is widely use to implement cognitive radio network. Intuitively, one of the most important tasks required for cognitive network is the spectrum sensing. A framework for implementing spectrum sensing for UWB-Cognitive Network will be presented in this paper. Since the information about primary licensed users are known to the cognitive radios then the best spectrum sensing scheme for UWB-cognitive network is the matched filter detection scheme. Simulation results verified and demonstrated the using of matched filter spectrum sensing in cognitive radio network with UWB and proved that the bit error rate for this detection scheme can be considered acceptable.

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Kadhim, D. and Jobbar, S. (2010) A Spectrum Sensing Framework for UWB-Cognitive Network. Wireless Sensor Network, 2, 649-654. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2010.28077.

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