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Title: Radar Receiver Oscillator Phase Noise.

Abstract

Phase noise is the instability of an oscillator/clock signal source with respect to frequency and phase. It is an undesirable but unavoidable characteristic that adversely affects the performance of range-Doppler radar systems, including Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Ground-Moving Target Indicator (GMTI) radar. In short, phase noise effects cannot be neglected in high performance radar designs, will limit performance, and should influence design approaches. Acknowledgements This report was funded by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) Mission Systems under Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) SC08/01749 between Sandia National Laboratories and GA-ASI. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics, is a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems, including the Predator(r)/Gray Eagle(r)-series and Lynx(r) Multi-mode Radar. The author's prior work in this area benefited from the much-appreciated counsel of several colleagues, but no one more so than J. Tom Cordaro. -

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
General Atomics CRADA
OSTI Identifier:
1528837
Report Number(s):
SAND2018-3614
663973
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Doerry, Armin W. Radar Receiver Oscillator Phase Noise.. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1528837.
Doerry, Armin W. Radar Receiver Oscillator Phase Noise.. United States. doi:10.2172/1528837.
Doerry, Armin W. Sun . "Radar Receiver Oscillator Phase Noise.". United States. doi:10.2172/1528837. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1528837.
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abstractNote = {Phase noise is the instability of an oscillator/clock signal source with respect to frequency and phase. It is an undesirable but unavoidable characteristic that adversely affects the performance of range-Doppler radar systems, including Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Ground-Moving Target Indicator (GMTI) radar. In short, phase noise effects cannot be neglected in high performance radar designs, will limit performance, and should influence design approaches. Acknowledgements This report was funded by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) Mission Systems under Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) SC08/01749 between Sandia National Laboratories and GA-ASI. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics, is a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems, including the Predator(r)/Gray Eagle(r)-series and Lynx(r) Multi-mode Radar. The author's prior work in this area benefited from the much-appreciated counsel of several colleagues, but no one more so than J. Tom Cordaro. -},
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