2004 IEEE Radar Conference

Innovative Radar Technologies - Expanding System Capabilities

 April 26-29, 2004 Wyndham Philadelphia at Franklin Plaza Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Student Paper 1.2
UWB radar improvement using a system with several antennas

Cyril Dubois - IRCOM University of Limoges France, Bernard JECKO - IRCOM University of Limoges France

Tue, 27 April 2004, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM


PULSAR is an Ultra Wide-Band radar developed in a collaboration between the CELAR (French Technical Centre for Armament Electronics) and the IRCOM (Research Institute of Microwave and Optical Communications) in order to detect quickly buried mines on a large area. This paper deals with the recent development efforts on this system, especially on a new pulse generator and a new UWB antenna. It also deals with the possibility to use several antennas to build an antennas array in order to improve the radar (axis gain higher, radiating pattern more directing).


Pr Bernard JECKO - IRCOM University of Limoges France

Bernard Jecko was born in Trelissac, France, in 1944. He received the Third Cycle Doctorate and the Doctorate Es Sciences degrees from the University of Limoges, Limoges, France, in 1971 and 1972, respectively. He is Professor at the University of Limoges (France) and leads the Research Center on Electromagnetism applied to Electronically Scanned Antennas (CREAPE) of the Optical and Microwave Communications Research Institute (IRCOM). His research interest is in the area of antennas and transient measurement applications.

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