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2009-06-22

A Heterodyne Six-Port FMCW Radar Sensor Architecture Based on Beat Signal Phase Slope Techniques

By Bouraima Boukari, Emilia Moldovan, Sofiene Affes, Ke Wu, Renato G. Bosisio, and Serioja Ovidiu Tatu
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 93, 307-322, 2009
doi:10.2528/PIER09052610

Abstract

A Heterodyne six-port FMCW collision avoidance radar sensor configuration based on beat signal phase slope techniques is presented in this paper. Digital IF circuitry has been used in order to avoid problems related to DC offset and amplitude and phase imbalance. Simulations show that the velocity and range to the target is obtained simultaneously, with very good accuracy. Results are compared to other techniques and system architectures.

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Bouraima Boukari, Emilia Moldovan, Sofiene Affes, Ke Wu, Renato G. Bosisio, and Serioja Ovidiu Tatu, "A Heterodyne Six-Port FMCW Radar Sensor Architecture Based on Beat Signal Phase Slope Techniques," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 93, 307-322, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIER09052610
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=09052610

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