Analysis of Time-Interleaved ADC Offset and Gain Mismatch Errors in PMCW Radar

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Phase-Modulated Continuous Wave (PMCW) Radar can enable future autonomous driving thanks to its robustness against interference and flexibility in the digital domain. However, there are stringent requirements for the Analog-Digital Converter (ADC), in terms of speed and linearity, which are due to the needed radar range and Doppler resolution. Time-interleaving is used to attain the required signal bandwidth while achieving a high effective number of bits (ENOB) by compensating mismatch errors between different time-interleaving channels. This paper analyzes the dominant time-interleaving errors: Offset and gain. The paper demonstrates how they impact PMCW radar performance by creating ghost targets and decreasing signal-to-noise ratio (SNR).

Originele taal-2Engels
Titel2020 17th European Radar Conference (EuRAD)
UitgeverijInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Aantal pagina's4
ISBN van elektronische versie978-2-87487-061-3
StatusGepubliceerd - 3 feb. 2021
Evenement17th European Radar Conference, EuRAD 2020 - Utrecht, Nederland
Duur: 10 jan. 202115 jan. 2021


Congres17th European Radar Conference, EuRAD 2020


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