Transmitting Beampattern Synthesis for Colocated MIMO Radar Based on Pulse-to-Pulse Coding

  • Feng XuEmail author
  • Xiaopeng Yang
  • Fawei Yang
  • Xuchen Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 516)


Transmitting beampattern synthesis is of great importance in colocated MIMO radar since the system demands a flexible power transmitting. However, most research focuses on the optimization of transmitting waveform covariance matrix and the design of transmitting waveform with the requirement of arbitrary waveform generators. In this paper, a transmitting beampattern synthesis method based on pulse-to-pulse coding is proposed. The waveform diversity is obtained in Doppler domain since each transmitting signal is modulated to a different Doppler frequency. Then by selecting the additional phase properly, the transmitting beampattern is synthesized to emit power to specific region. This proposed method could reduce the cost of system hardware since all transmitting signals are identical except the phase. Comparing to conventional transmitting beampattern synthesis method, the system complexity and computation complexity are reduced. Simulation results verify the efficiency of our proposed method.


Beampattern synthesis Colocated MIMO Radar Pulse-to-pulse coding 



This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 61860206012, 61671065 and 31727901), and 111 Project of China (Grant No. B14010).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information and ElectronicsBeijing Institute of Technology, and Key Laboratory of Electronic and Information Technology in Satellite Navigation (Beijing Institute of Technology), Ministry of EducationBeijingChina

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