Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):

H. Lu, H. Chuan, M. Taranetz, S. Schwarz, S. Shihai:
"Quadrature Down-Conversion Based Analog Self-Interference Cancellation for Continuous Wave Radars";
Talk: IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps 2016), Washington, USA; 12-04-2016 - 12-08-2016; in: "IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps 2016)", (2016), ISBN: 978-1-5090-2482-7; 1 - 6.

English abstract:
For continuous wave radars, self-interference signals coupled from the local transmitter are significantly stronger than the desired echoes, such that the receiver will become saturated. To cancel the self-interference, this paper proposes a novel scheme based on a simple quadrature down-conversion operation, for which two frequency-swept carriers with a 90-degree phase-difference are adopted in both transmitter and receiver to realize a high-sensitive reception of echoes as well as high isolation between the transmitter and the receiver. A search algorithm is proposed to minimize the power of the residual self-interference. Since both the desired echoes and the self-interference are replicas of the transmitted signal, the desired echoes may be mistaken for self-interference signals and attenuated significantly. Thus, this paper analyzes the impact of the proposed scheme on the desired echoes and develops a method to avoid the potential attenuation of the desired echoes. In addition, this paper derives a closed-form expression for the self-interference cancellation performance. Extensive simulations are performed to verify the proposed method.

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