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Title: Full-wave receiver architecture for the homodyne motion sensor

Abstract

A homodyne motion sensor or detector based on ultra-wideband radar utilizes the entire received waveform through implementation of a voltage boosting receiver. The receiver includes a receiver input and a receiver output. A first diode is connected to the receiver output. A first charge storage capacitor is connected from between the first diode and the receiver output to ground. A second charge storage capacitor is connected between the receiver input and the first diode. A second diode is connected from between the second charge storage capacitor and the first diode to ground. The dual diode receiver performs voltage boosting of a RF signal received at the receiver input, thereby enhancing receiver sensitivity.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1221972
Patent Number(s):
9,146,311
Application Number:
14/083,159
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, SC)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Nov 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Haugen, Peter C., Dallum, Gregory E., Welsh, Patrick A., and Romero, Carlos E. Full-wave receiver architecture for the homodyne motion sensor. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Haugen, Peter C., Dallum, Gregory E., Welsh, Patrick A., & Romero, Carlos E. Full-wave receiver architecture for the homodyne motion sensor. United States.
Haugen, Peter C., Dallum, Gregory E., Welsh, Patrick A., and Romero, Carlos E. Tue . "Full-wave receiver architecture for the homodyne motion sensor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1221972.
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abstractNote = {A homodyne motion sensor or detector based on ultra-wideband radar utilizes the entire received waveform through implementation of a voltage boosting receiver. The receiver includes a receiver input and a receiver output. A first diode is connected to the receiver output. A first charge storage capacitor is connected from between the first diode and the receiver output to ground. A second charge storage capacitor is connected between the receiver input and the first diode. A second diode is connected from between the second charge storage capacitor and the first diode to ground. The dual diode receiver performs voltage boosting of a RF signal received at the receiver input, thereby enhancing receiver sensitivity.},
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