Multiple Pulse Generator for Ultra-Wideband Communication using Hermite Polynomial Based Orthogonal Pulses
We propose a circuit for generation of modified Hermite polynomial functions for use in impulse radio communications. Simultaneous generation of pulses of differing order is developed, reducing circuit complexity. Pulses are produced by applying modifications to Hermite polynomials. Pulses have the properties of orthogonality and not changing their pulse width and pulse bandwidth significantly dependent on pulse order, or under the differentiation effect of the transmitter or receiver antenna. The usefulness of these pulses applied to a multi-user system by orthogonal pulse modulation is shown by comparison with conventional pulse position modulation by computer simulation.