Automotive Synthetic Aperture Radar System Based on 24 GHz Series Sensors

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


This paper presents a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) system for automotive applications. The focus is on the use of current series-sensor technology. Typical sensors’ parameters are discussed and their effect on SAR image quality is displayed. A complete model for automotive SAR calculation is also presented. Critical properties of SAR in combination with automotive setups are illustrated. Measurements and simulations for a parking-lot scenario created with that model are shown. The system is able to distinguish between cars and parking slots.


SAR Radar ISM band Azimuth resolution 



The research leading to these results was conducted during a cooperation project between perisens GmbH, Continental, Chassis and Safety Division, ADAS Business Unit and Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Perisens GmbHGarching Bei MünchenGermany
  2. 2.ADC Automotive Distance Control Systems GmbHLindauGermany
  3. 3.Volkswagen AktiengesellschaftWolfsburgGermany
  4. 4.Technical University of MunichMunichGermany

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