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Portable High Resolution LFM-CW Radar Sensor in Millimeter-Wave Band

D. Senales, Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones, Univ. Polytech. de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
11/2007; DOI:10.1109/SENSORCOMM.2007.4394888 ISBN: 978-0-7695-2988-2 In proceeding of: Sensor Technologies and Applications, 2007. SensorComm 2007. International Conference on
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ABSTRACT This paper presents a portable radar sensor developed in the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. The system transmits a Linear Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (LFM-CW) with two-antenna configuration for transmission and reception. The radar transmits at millimeter-wave band with a maximum bandwidth of 2 GHz and a transmitted power of 1 W. The system is modular, compact and lightweight. The sensor allows range intervals tuning and sampling the received signals with a constant rate. By this, it is particularly attractive for portable applications. Finally, the system performance has been tested in a traffic surveillance experiment.

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