Radio Wave Propagation Characteristics in FMCW Radar
Ghada M. SAMI
DOI: 10.4236/jemaa.2009.14042   PDF    HTML   XML   8,818 Downloads   15,564 Views   Citations


FMCW Radar (Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave Radar) is used for various purposes, such as atmospheric Remote Sensing, inter-vehicle ranging, etc. FMCW radar systems are usually very compact, relatively cheap in purchase as well as in daily use, and consume little power. In this paper, FMCW radar determines a target range by measuring the beat frequency between a transmitted signal and the received signal from the target, and Combines between PO and radar single. The approach based on frequency domain physical optics for the scattering estimation and the linear system modeling for the estimation of time domain response, and FMCW Radar signal processing.

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G. SAMI, "Radio Wave Propagation Characteristics in FMCW Radar," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2009, pp. 275-278. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2009.14042.

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