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Antenna and Receiver Gains and Losses

Beam and scanning loss, beam-dwell factor, eclipsing loss, noise figure, matching loss, pulse integration loss, CFAR loss, MTI loss

Model hardware and signal processing factors and losses for scanning and fixed beam radars.

Functions

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aperture2gainConvert effective aperture to gain
arrayscanlossLoss due to electronic scanning off broadside
beamdwellfactorRange-dependent loss for rapidly scanning beam
beamlossBeam shape loss for Gaussian antenna pattern
gain2apertureConvert gain to effective aperture
solidangleSolid angle of region bounded by azimuth and elevation angles
binaryintlossLoss due to M-of-N binary pulse integration
cfarlossLoss due to constant false alarm rate (CFAR) adaptive processing
eclipsinglossLoss due to pulse eclipsing
eclipsingfactorRange-dependent eclipsing factor
matchinglossReceiver filter matching loss
mtifactorImprovement factor due to moving target indicator (MTI) processing
mtilossLosses due to moving target indicator (MTI) processing
noisepowReceiver noise power
quanttempQuantization temperature
pollossPolarization loss
stcfactorSensitivity time control (STC) factor
systempReceiver system-noise temperature

Apps

Radar DesignerModel radar gains and losses and assess performance in different environments

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