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Multitone harmonic radar
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Paper Abstract

Nonlinear radar exploits the electronic response from a target whose reflected frequencies are different from those transmitted. Reception of frequencies that are not part of the transmitted probe distinguishes the received signal from a linear return produced by clutter and indicates the presence of electronics. Presented in this paper is a type of nonlinear radar that transmits multiple frequencies and listens for a harmonic of these frequencies as well as other frequencies near that harmonic. A laboratory test-bed has been constructed to demonstrate the multitone radar concept. Measurements of nonlinear responses from RF devices probed by multiple tones are reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 2013
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8714, Radar Sensor Technology XVII, 87140E (31 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2014241
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Gregory J. Mazzaro, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Anthony F. Martone, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8714:
Radar Sensor Technology XVII
Kenneth I. Ranney; Armin Doerry, Editor(s)

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