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Combined radar assembly with linear and nonlinear radar

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A radar assembly for linear and nonlinear radar transmission and reception comprising a signal generator; at least one filter operatively connected to the signal generator; a transmitter operatively connected to the at least one filter for transmitting radar signals; a receiver operative to receiving received signals comprising linear and nonlinear responses from the reflected transmitted signals; the receiver comprising a first channel for processing the linear response of the received signal; a second channel for the processing the nonlinear response of the received signal; at least one switch operative to select one of the first or second channels; at least one high pass filter operatively connected to the second channel to attenuate the linear response; at least one amplifier to amplify the nonlinear response; and at least one display operatively connected to both the first and second channels for displaying both linear and nonlinear responses.

Inventors: 
Mazzaro, Gregory J.; Sherbondy, Kelly D.; Liao, Dahan
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2013-09-20
Grant Date: 
2016-10-25
Grant time: 
1,131 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
20
Claim count percentile rank: 
6
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY