4. Ultra-Wideband Radar

  1. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Sachs1,2

Published Online: 21 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527651818.ch4

Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications

Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications

How to Cite

Sachs, J. (2012) Ultra-Wideband Radar, in Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527651818.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ilmenau University of Technology, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Institute for Information Technology, Electronic Measurement Research Lab, Ilmenau, Germany

  2. 2

    Ilmenau University of Technology, Electronic Measurement Research Lab, P.O. Box 100565, 98684 Ilmenau, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408535

Online ISBN: 9783527651818

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Keywords:

  • bandwidth;
  • sensors;
  • decay rate;
  • Mason graph;
  • ultra-wideband radar;
  • wave propagation;
  • Microwave imaging;
  • point spread function;
  • steering vector;
  • antenna array;
  • MiMo radar;
  • sparse scene imaging;
  • inverse boundary scattering;
  • UWB radar;
  • plane wave;
  • isotropic wave;
  • spherical wave;
  • far field;
  • Frees formula;
  • radar equation;
  • antenna parameter;
  • scattering;
  • point target;
  • antenna model;
  • canonical mixsnimum-scattering antenna;
  • centre of radiation;
  • range resolution;
  • range accuracy;
  • detection;
  • hidden target;
  • stratified media

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Distributed System – the Measurement Problem

  • Plane Wave and Isotropic Waves/Normalized Wave

  • Time Domain Characterization of Antennas and the Free Space Friis Transmission Formula

  • Indirect Transmission Between Two Antennas – The Scalar Time Domain Radar Equation

  • General Properties of Ultra-Wideband Antennas

  • Basic Performance Figures of UWB Radar

  • Target Detection

  • Evaluation of Stratified Media by Ultra Wideband Radar

  • Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Imaging

  • References