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International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP)

ISSN: 2074-9074 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9082 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJIGSP Vol.7, No.12, Nov. 2015

Embedded Digital SISO Radar using Wireless Open Access Research Platform for Object Detection and RCS Measurement

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Author(s)

Subhankar Shome, Rabindranath Bera, Bansibadan Maji, Samarendra Nath Sur, Soumyasree Bera

Index Terms

RADAR;Single Input Single Output;Software Define Radio;Wireless Open Access Research Platform;Radar Cross Section

Abstract

Nowadays, the ground radar systems are mostly used for controlling airspace or making weather images. These systems consist of large antenna, a lot of the electronic equipment and very powerful computational unit. Smaller versions of these systems are often carried on the board of planes but still they are quite complex devices. Much simpler versions of the systems mentioned above but still using the same basic principles are small compact devices for measuring Target RCS or Target detection. In these applications, small size embedded SDR radar can be used. Then real time processing of a radar signal can also be much simpler. For the above mentioned simple applications, it is possible and reasonable to have small devices with low power consumption that perform real time correlation based processing. Typical today's embedded FPGA based SDR solutions have enough computational performance and their electric input is also very low. Moreover, the dimensions of the processor boards are very compact and they can be easily integrated into very small cases. That's why it is good to transfer radar signal processing algorithms to the embedded system. The recent development in the digital Radar is now molded in these SDR systems. Our motivation is to design a Spread Spectrum based digital SDR radar which is very small in size and may be a low cost solution where we can bypass all the huge instrumentation complexity. This type of solution is now popular for defense organizations, even can be used in human daily life.

Cite This Paper

Subhankar Shome, Rabindranath Bera, Bansibadan Maji, Samarendra Nath Sur, Soumyasree Bera,"Embedded Digital SISO Radar using Wireless Open Access Research Platform for Object Detection and RCS Measurement", IJIGSP, vol.7, no.12, pp.47-53, 2015.DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2015.12.07

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