Radar technology

Contact: François Le Chevalier

The research in this theme includes wide spectrum topics:
  • Advanced Space-Time Adaptive Processing (STAP) using polarimetric, Doppler, micro-Doppler, mono-static and bi-static characteristics of targets and clutter.
  • Design orthogonal radar waveforms and optimal processing algorithms for colered space transmission, instant polarimetry and distributed MIMO radar systems and networks.
  • State of the art digital technology for Reconfigurable Radar Systems and complex algorithm for signal processing and system management;
  • Advanced technology and processing algorithms for Synthetic Aperture (SAR), Inverse SAR (ISAR), and Imaging Radars

Projects under this theme

Dutch Knowledge Network on Radar Instruments and Applications

The major goal is the study of breakthrough technologies for the implementation of miniaturized radar instruments that are compatible with SmallSat Earth Observation missions.

Coded-Radar for Interference Suppression in Super-Dense Environments

CRUISE will address the challenges regarding spectrum crowding and ensures proper radar signal detection, accurate ranging, Doppler and azimuth measurements, and object classification in a highly-occupied frequency spectrum

Integrated Cooperative Automated Vehicles

This research program addresses current transportation challenges regarding throughput and safety with an integrated approach to automated and cooperative driving

Polarimetric Time/Frequency characteristics of wind turbines as radar target

Study of dynamic micro-Doppler and polarimetric characteristics of scatered by wind turbines radar signals

Real-time reconfigurable digital receiver for waveform agile radar

Standardized Self-diagnostic Sensing Systems for Highly Automated Driving

Demining toolbox

detection of anti-personal landmines and cluster munitions

Tunnel Boring Radar

Antenna design and imaging of the ground in front of a tunnel boring machine

History

Sensor Technology Applied in Reconfigurable Systems

reconfigurable sensors and sensor networks applied in the context of the security domain

Wideband Algorithms for Migrating Targets Indication

Ultra-Fast wind sensOrs for wake-vortex hazards mitigation

Airport Detection and Tracking of Dangerous Materials

Active and passive radar technology for detection and surveillance of people at airports

PARSAX

PARSAX is "Polarimetric Agile Radar in S- and X-band", a versatile, programmable radar developed by MS3 and located at the roof of the EWI building.