Distance Measurement by Phase Tracking

Dogan, Ozan
Demir, Ibrahim
Aydin, Umut
In this work, multi frequency continuous wave radar phase unwrapping and the target tracking algorithm are combined. In order to unwrap the wrapped measurement, the unwrapped range measurement or the predicted range is utilized. Methods are assessed with the simulations and field tests. Final tracked range accuracy is shown to be increased without an additional phase unwrapping procedure.


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Citation Formats
O. Dogan, I. Demir, and U. Aydin, “Distance Measurement by Phase Tracking,” 2017, p. 0, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/66955.