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FMCW Radar System for Transponder Identification

By Nizar Bouhlel, Stéphane Méric, Claude Moullec, and Christian Brousseau
Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 81, 101-122, 2018


In this paper, we deal with a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar used for localizing and tracking targets by frequency evaluation of the received radar beat signal. The radar system achieved with a primary radar (reader) and a secondary radar (transponder) is addressed as super high frequency (SHF) radio frequency identification (RFID). Consequently, considering the transponder as an active target, we achieve an identification application thanks to the shift frequency induced by the transponder. Moreover, the impact of the non-linearity behavior of this transponder on the localization performance is investigated, and a solution is proposed for cancelling non-linear effects.


Nizar Bouhlel, Stéphane Méric, Claude Moullec, and Christian Brousseau, "FMCW Radar System for Transponder Identification," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 81, 101-122, 2018.


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