Tracking of a naval target with a dual-band photonic-based coherent radar system

F. Scotti, A. Bogoni, F. Laghezza, D. Onori

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Results from a field trial campaign of a fully coherent dual band radar system based on a single photonic-assisted transceiver are presented and discussed. The proposed architecture allows independent and simultaneous generation of radar signals in the S- and X-band, and their detection exploiting a single low sample rate analog to digital converter. Moreover the sharing of a single transceiver for both the frequency bands reduce the system cost and complexity and provides a perfect coherence among the generated waveforms. The tracking of a small vessel in an operative maritime scenario, compared wit reference data from a GPS, confirms the effectiveness of the developed system. The performance in the two bands are also discussed and compared with the theoretical model.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf) : 2-6 May 2016
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-0863-6
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event2016 IEEE International Radar Conference - Philadelphia, United States
Duration: 2 May 20166 May 2016


Conference2016 IEEE International Radar Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
OtherEnabling Technologies for Advances in Radar
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