Low pulse width and higher resolution

The Power of Pulse Compression

Human eyes can only see in the visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Radar (Radio Detection and Ranging) is a device that extends our ability to detect the environment far beyond what is allowed by the visual nervous system, see the article on Frequency Modulated Continuous-Wave (FMCW) radars. Today we talk about the idea of pulse compression and the role it plays in target detection. As opposed to a Continuous-Wave (CW) radar, a pulsed radar transmits a short burst of energy followed by a period of silence during which it listens for the echo received from the target. As shown

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