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Software Defined Pulse-Doppler Radar for Over-The-Air Applications: The Joint Radar-Communications Experiment

Abstract In this paper, the Software Defined Radio (SDR) platform is considered for building a pseudo-monostatic, 100MHz Pulse-Doppler radar. The SDR platform has many benefits for experimental communications systems as it offers relatively cheap, parametrically dynamic, off-the-shelf access to the Radiofrequency (RF) spectrum. For this application, the Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) X310 hardware package is utilized with GNURadio for interfacing to the device and Matlab for signal post- processing. Pulse doppler radar processing is used to ascertain the range and velocity of a target considered in simulation and in real, over-the-air (OTA) experiments. The USRP platform offers a scalable and dynamic hardware package that can, with relat... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Gubash, Gerard Robert (Author) / Bliss, Daniel W (Advisor) / Richmond, Christ (Committee member) / Chakrabarti, Chaitali (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Communication / Communications / Pulse-Doppler / Radar / SDR / USRP
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 58 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Electrical Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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