Novel Methodology to Assess RF Performance of Co-located MIMO Radar Systems Transmitting Binary Phased Coded Waveforms

Authors

  • Nivia Colon-Diaz 1 Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH 2 Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • Dan Janning Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
  • Patrick M. McCormick Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
  • James T. Aberle Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • Daniel W. Bliss Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Keywords:

Active reflection coefficient, co-located MIMO radar, coupled power, mutual coupling

Abstract

In this work an experimental radar testbed and dual directional couplers (DDC) are used to collect measurements of the forward and reverse waves at each element, its mutual coupling, and beam-patterns. The collected measured data is used to validate a methodology for assessing radio frequency (RF) performance of a co-located multiple-input multipleoutput (MIMO) radar system transmitting binary phased coded (BP) waveforms. The estimated and measured active reflection coefficient (ARC) and beam-patterns are presented. The effect of different excitations and mutual coupling on the radiated fields is also presented.

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Published

2021-10-21

How to Cite

Colon-Diaz, N. ., Janning, D. ., McCormick, P. M. ., Aberle, J. T. ., & Bliss, D. W. . (2021). Novel Methodology to Assess RF Performance of Co-located MIMO Radar Systems Transmitting Binary Phased Coded Waveforms. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal (ACES), 36(08), 1116–1119. Retrieved from https://journals.riverpublishers.com/index.php/ACES/article/view/11825

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