W1905EP SystemVue Radar Model Library
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The W1905 Radar Model Library saves development time and verification expense in R&D for radar system architects, algorithm developers, and system verifiers.
It provides approximately 70 highly-parameterized simulation blocks and over 50 higher-level reference designs to create working radar system scenarios, including radar processing blocks, environmental effects items such as clutter, targets, and even hardware measurements. The W1905 library can be applied to a wide range of radar technologies, making it a useful algorithmic reference in most radar applications, both commercial and military.
- pulsed-doppler (PD) radar architectures for telemetry and EW applications
- ultra-wideband (UWB) radars, and wideband receivers
- phased array and digital array radars (DAR)
- synthetic aperature radars (SAR) and beamforming for raster imaging and mapping
- stepped-frequency radars (SFR) for ground- and wall-penetrating applications
- frequency modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) radars for automotive applications
- MIMO radars for increased range resolution and robustness
The W1905 blockset and its example workspaces serve as algorithmic and architectural reference designs to verify radar performance under different signal conditions. These can include target and RCS scenarios, clutter conditions, jammers and environmental interferers, and more. By accounting for a diverse set of environmental effects, while maintaining an open modeling environment (.m, C++, VHDL, test equipment), the Radar system designer can explore architectures with high confidence in early R&D, without requiring expensive outdoor range testing or hardware simulators.
SystemVue connects baseband algorithm modelers with a variety of other domains. SystemVue can also be used to create reference signals for download to test equipment, as well as post-process signals captured from test equipment, to create virtual verification systems at low cost.
Figure 1. SystemVue’s W1905 radar library helps model the signal processing algorithms as well as the radar environment, and connects to UWB test equipment, such as the new Agilent M8190A AWG, M9703A digitizer, and Agilent’s 90000-series oscilloscopes.
Recent Upgrades (as of SystemVue 2013.01)
- New blocks and examples for MIMO Radar, Phased Array Radar, Stepped-Frequency Radar (SFR), Synthetic Aperature Radar (SAR), Automotive Radar, electronic warfare (EW) and electronic counter measures (ECM)
- New and updated models for user-defined antenna patterns and scanning, clutter models, moving targets, polarization, time-gating, pulse compression, CFAR, Direction of Arrival, MUSIC, SPIRIT and other algorithms
- External scriptability and control of the SystemVue platform, allowing integration with other application providers, such as terrain map databases and structured verification suites
Updated instrument drivers for Agilent’s family of wideband arbitrary waveform generators (AWG), such as M8190A. SystemVue also includes a new waveform utility called “Waveform Sequence Composer”.
o Watch a video demonstration of SystemVue for UWB Radar Design
o Download app note "Ultra-Wideband Radar System Design"
Who should buy the W1905 Radar Model Library?
- Radar system designers in military, regulatory, commercial, avionics, automotive, medical, research, academic, and consulting applications.
- Electronic Warfare system architects developing can use the W1905 as a working reference IP to model unfriendly radar topologies for jamming and countermeasure scenarios
- Create proposals and assess feasibility quickly
Accurate radar system architecture and scenario analysis
- Include realistic RF effects, clutter, fading, and directly-measured waveforms
- Leverage your existing math, HDL, and C++ algorithms
- Continue into hardware test using the same SystemVue environment and IP
- Multi-Emitter Environment Test Signals
- Algorithmic reference & test vector generation for baseband DSP hardware design
Precisely-degraded BB/RF signal generation for receiver testing
- Reduce the need for expensive chambers, hardware emulators, faders, and field testing in the early phases of design
- Reduce NRE and scripting with regression suites of simulated scenarios
- Save time by verifying algorithms prior to targeted FPGA/ASIC implementation
- Minimize project costs with easily reconfigured Agilent simulation tools and test equipment
Watch an example of SystemVue integration with AGI's STK software: Virtual Flight Testing of Radar System Performance
Figure 2. The W1905 radar library provides a wealth of models, processing blocks, and measurements to characterize common radar architectures. Click here to see a list of all W1905 Radar Model Library simulation blocks.
Figure 3. The W1905 radar library calculates a SAR example with 2D pulse compression algorithms to reveal 5 actual targets. (3D plots were rendered by MATLAB, controlled from within the SystemVue simulation).
Figure 4. Fading, delay, and other parameters from a virtual flight scenario over a 3D terrain database were passed from the AGI STK 10 software into the fading, target and clutter models of the SystemVue W1905 radar library. SystemVue was then scripted to render the actual RF signal at any point along the virtual mission to Agilent instruments, in order to provide far less expensive “virtual flight testing” in an R&D environment. Learn more in application note 5991-1254EN.
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