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In this letter, we propose novel pulses which not only meet the power spectral mask of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for indoor Ultra-wideband (UWB) systems but also preserve orthogonality at the correlation receiver. The proposed pulses are derived from a parametric closed-form solution. Thus, multiple orthonormal pulses that comply with the FCC mask without additional frequency shifting or bandpass filters can be generated for high data rate communications or multiple access schemes. Simulation results demonstrate that high data rate communication is achieved by the proposed orthonormal pulses via pulse shape modulation and pulse position modulation.
Date of Publication: May 2005