New algorithm for signal detection in passive FSR

M. Marra, A. De Luca, S. Hristov, L. Daniel, M. Gashinova, M. Cherniakov

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This paper concerns with the passive forward scatter radar (FSR). An algorithm to extract the Doppler signature of a target is presented for the first time. It allows removal of the background modulation of the transmitted signal, so that the signature can be extracted within a narrow band. Receiver architecture, corresponding to the proposed algorithm experimental set-up and experimental results are shown, where a DVB-T signal has been used to test the passive FSR algorithm. The performance of the proposed algorithm is analyzed at this initial stage of the research.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 IEEE Radar Conference - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781467396554
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2016
EventIEEE Radar Conference - Johannesburg, South Africa
Duration: 27 Oct 201530 Oct 2015


ConferenceIEEE Radar Conference
Country/TerritorySouth Africa


  • Receiver architecture
  • Transmitted signal
  • Radar
  • Signal receivers
  • Doppler signatures
  • Experimental set up
  • Forward-scatter radar
  • Narrow bands

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Instrumentation


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