GTD-Based Model of Terahertz Radar Scattering Center Distance Estimation Method

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 202)


A large increase in terahertz radar resolution under large bandwidth condition is particularly important for one-dimensional distance projection method to obtain more extensive information about the target feature. This chapter presents the details of a terahertz radar echo data model in terms of the geometrid theory of diffraction concept. The MUSIC spectral estimation algorithm in the implementation process is discussed. Finally, the MUSIC spectral estimation algorithm from the estimated scattering center projections and at different signal-to-noise ratios is simulated. The results obtained exhibited high precision, and noise immunity was better, which proves the effectiveness of the spectral estimation using MUSIC algorithm.


Terahertz MUSIC algorithm GTD model Distance from the scattering center 



This work is supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for Central Universities under Project ZYGX2009J095.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electronic EngineeringUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of ChinaChengduChina

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