Power Efficiency of High Dynamic Range Noise Waveform

Janusz Kulpa , Anna Kurowska

Abstract

Noise radars - radars that use random waveforms as sounding waveforms - are prone to what is known as a masking effect. This occurs when the correlation sidelobes of a strong target echo masks weaker echoes. In order to overcome this limitation, the sounding signals which have correlation functions with suppressed sidelobes may be used. When designing such signals, the power efficiency should be considered, which is increased by decreasing the peak to average power ratio of the waveform. In this paper filter-based waveform design methods are pre- sented and discussed. Three different approaches are analyzed that modify filter-based sidelobe suppression algorithms in order to achieve good power efficiency of the output waveform. Both simulation and measurement results are shown presenting, the benefits of the proposed methods.
Author Janusz Kulpa ISE
Janusz Kulpa,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Anna Kurowska ISE
Anna Kurowska,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
Pages1-6
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Kurowska Anna, Misiurewicz Jacek (eds.): IRS 2016 - 17th International Radar Symposium, 2016, IEEE, , ISBN 978-1-5090-2518-3, 128 p.
Keywords in English Algorithm design and analysis Correlation Doppler radar Dynamic range Peak to average power ratio Surveillance
DOIDOI:10.1109/IRS.2016.7497316
URL http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7497316&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D7497316
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)15
ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 27-03-2017, BookChapterMatConfByIndicator
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