Stepped-Frequency Radar Sensors: Theory, Analysis and Design by Cam NguyenStepped-Frequency Radar Sensors: Theory, Analysis and Design by Cam Nguyen

Stepped-Frequency Radar Sensors: Theory, Analysis and Design

byCam Nguyen, Joongsuk Park

Hardcover | April 7, 2016

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This book presents the theory, analysis and design of microwave stepped-frequency radar sensors. Stepped-frequency radar sensors are attractive for various sensing applications that require fine resolution. The book consists of five chapters. The first chapter describes the fundamentals of radar sensors including applications followed by a review of ultra-wideband pulsed, frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW), and stepped-frequency radar sensors. The second chapter discusses a general analysis of radar sensors including wave propagation in media and scattering on targets, as well as the radar equation. The third chapter addresses the analysis of stepped-frequency radar sensors including their principles and design parameters. Chapter 4 presents the development of two stepped-frequency radar sensors at microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies based on microwave integrated circuits (MICs), microwave monolithic integrated circuits (MMICs) and printed-circuit antennas, and discusses their signal processing. Chapter 5 provides the electrical characterization and test results of the developed microwave and millimeter-wave stepped-frequency radar sensors. Finally, a summary and conclusion is provided.
Prof Cam Nguyen joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Texas A&M University in Dec. 1990, after working for more than twelve years in industry, where he now holds the position of Texas Instruments Endowed Professor. He was with the National Science Foundation during 2003-2004 as Program Director of the Electron...
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Title:Stepped-Frequency Radar Sensors: Theory, Analysis and DesignFormat:HardcoverDimensions:129 pagesPublished:April 7, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319122703

ISBN - 13:9783319122700

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- General Radar Sensor Analysis.- Stepped-Frequency Radar Sensor Analysis.- Development of Stepped-Frequency Radar Sensors.- System Characterization and Tests.- Summary and Conclusions.