modulated continuous wave


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modulated continuous wave

[′mäj·ə‚lād·əd kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′wāv]
(communications)
Wave in which the carrier is modulated by a constant audio-frequency tone.
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The MRL700 delivers consistent, precision measurement, based on frequency modulated continuous wave technology for a price that is normally associated with pulsed technology instruments.
Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) radars are a fast expanding area in radar technology due to their stealth features, extremely high resolutions, and relatively clutter free displays.
This low-power 140GHz radar solution comprises an imec proprietary two antenna SISO (Single Input Single Output) radar transceiver chip and a frequency modulated continuous wave phase-locked loop (FMCW PLL), off-the shelf ADCs and FPGA and a Matlab chain.
After setting out the basic principles of radar, he considers continuous wave radar, frequency modulated continuous wave radar, synthetic aperture radar, practical examples of small synthetic aperture radar imaging systems, phased array radar, ultrawideband impulse radar, police Doppler radar and motion sensors, automotive radar, and through-wall radar.
The synthesizer contains a 25-bit fixed modulus as well as on-chip functionality to generate highly linear ramp profiles, making it appropriate for frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar applications, including automotive radar systems, microwave point-to-point (PtP) systems, communications instrumentation and test equipment.The ADF4159 Fractional-N PLL Synthesizer consists of a low-noise digital phase frequency detector (PFD), precision charge pump and a programmable reference divider.
Through digital technology and modern signal processing, the system intercepts, measures and identifies complex signals, (including Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave) in dense radio frequency environments even in the presence of interfering signals.
It is described as being a frequency modulated continuous wave emitter that operates on 10 switched frequencies within the 9.3 to 9.5 GHz frequency range.