Sensitivity to direction of motion of a self-oscillating-mixer Doppler radar

M. J. Lazarus, F. R. Pantoja, S. Novak, Michael Geoffrey Somekh

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New phenomena which provide target direction-of-motion detection with millimetre-wave Doppler sensors are described. The phase relationships between the Doppler ‘beat’ fundamental frequency and harmonics can be such that a natural nonsinusoidal waveform effectively ‘tilts’ in opposite directions for opposite target motions. Criteria for practical applications of these phenomena are analysed. Hardware and signal processing circuitry are described for radars utilising these phenomena.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-240
Number of pages8
JournalIEE Proceedings F: Communications Radar and Signal Processing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1982
Externally publishedYes


  • Radar and radionavigation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Medicine(all)
  • Engineering(all)


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