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Multi-antenna Techniques Utilized in Favor of Radar System: A Review

  • Subhankar ShomeEmail author
  • Rabindranath Bera
  • Bansibadan Maji
  • Akash Kumar Bhoi
  • Pradeep Kumar Mallick
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1040)

Abstract

What is new in a radar system, what advancement is going on, and what may be the road map for future radar system development, this is the question for which authors tried to find out the solution throughout this review. Radar transformation is described in two parts. Like every communication system, analog radar baseband is transformed into digital baseband which is adding the advantage of digital signal processing (DSP) of the transmitted and received signal which helps to improve target parameter characterization. Software-defined radio (SDR) is one of the powerful tools which are heavily used to develop digital radar baseband in recent days. In the second part, single antenna-based old radar system is transformed into multi-antenna-based modern radar which helping to improve signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in the radar receiver. This front end antenna part is still more or less analog, but several multi-antennas techniques are adding different advantages to the total system. A good amount of signal reception using multi-input multi-output (MIMO) system is helping in target characterization in the digital baseband section in which advance signal processing is working. These days few other multi-antenna techniques like Array antenna, Phased MIMO antenna are becoming popular for improving SNR of the system. In this article all multi-antenna techniques are reviewed to find out the best one in favor of Radar.

Keywords

DSP SDR MIMO Array Phased MIMO 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subhankar Shome
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rabindranath Bera
    • 1
  • Bansibadan Maji
    • 2
  • Akash Kumar Bhoi
    • 3
  • Pradeep Kumar Mallick
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringSikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim Manipal UniversitySikkimIndia
  2. 2.National Institute of Technology DurgapurDurgapurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringSikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim Manipal UniversitySikkimIndia
  4. 4.School of Computer Engineering, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) UniversityBhubaneswarIndia

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