High-rate pulse ultra-wideband (UWB) physical layer test and certification

High-rate pulse ultra-wideband (UWB) physical layer test and certificationDuring recent years, UWB technology has shown a steady growth in market size. Based on the market forecast of the UWB Alliance, it is expected that well over 1 billion UWB-capable devices will be produced by 2025. UWB is used in various market segments such as telecommunications, the automotive industry, banking and financial services, healthcare, and the public sector. It is estimated that 80% of smartphones and related accessories and 11% of car access devices will be equipped with UWB technology by 2025.

This white paper is an introduction to UWB physical layer fundamentals, the associated test, requirements and appropriate test solutions.