Examination of Target RCS Characteristics in FDA Radars

2014-07-11
Cetintepe, Cagri
Demir, Şimşek
This paper reports on the preliminary analysis of frequency diverse array (FDA) radars for simple target geometries. The radar system employs an FDA and a isotropic element as the transmitter and receiver antennas, respectively, and illuminates a target consisting of an arbitrary arrangement of ideal point scatterers. After establishing a signal model for the voltage waveform received by this radar system, the study then considers particular target arrangements and compares the average received power to that of a conventional phased array as a function of the target aspect angle. Simulation results demonstrate an apparent reduction in the received power fluctuations with target aspect for the FDA radar.

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Citation Formats
C. Cetintepe and Ş. Demir, “Examination of Target RCS Characteristics in FDA Radars,” 2014, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/53851.