A DS-UWB Radar System With a Short Correlation Processing Time
Konferenz: European Wireless 2013 - 19th European Wireless Conference
16.04.2013 - 18.04.2013 in Guildford, UK
Tagungsband: 19th European Wireless Conference
Seiten: 3Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDFPersönliche VDE-Mitglieder erhalten auf diesen Artikel 10% Rabatt
Lee, Youngpo; Shim, Jeongyoon; Lee, Youngseok; Lee, Jaewoo; Yoon, Seokho (College of Information and Communication Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea)
In this paper, we propose a direct sequence ultra wideband (DS-UWB) radar system which estimates a distance between the radar and an object with a short correlation processing time. Unlike conventional DS-UWB radar systems using multiple variable length pseudo noise (PN) sequences, the proposed radar employs a short-length PN sequence reducing the correlation processing time by virtue of correlation accumulation which averages out the noise in the correlator outputs. Numerical results show that the proposed DS-UWB radar estimates the distance with a shorter correlation processing time while providing a better estimation performance compared with the conventional DS-UWB radar systems.