Article | March 4, 2024

RF Components For Radar: Overview And Trends

Radar systems are crucial for various applications, including defense, space exploration, and air traffic control. These systems use intricate technology to identify and locate objects. In this article, we will delve into the functional components of radar systems, including duplexing, filtering, power amplification, waveform generation, low-noise amplification, receiving, and analog-to-digital conversion. We will also explore the evolution of radar systems, with a special focus on the transition from subarray digital phased arrays to element-level digital arrays. The shift towards digital architecture, propelled by advancements in RF and digital electronics, has broadened the applicability of digital arrays in various systems.

As the industry continues to advance, the article outlines the emerging trends and technologies shaping the future of radar systems, including the capabilities of RF-ADCs and every-element DREX circuits.

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