Compact polarimetry for automotive applications

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Autorinnen und Autoren: Erhart C, Lutz S, Mutschlerl MA, Scharf PA, Walter T, Mantz H, Weigel R
Zeitschrift: International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2019
Band: 11
Heftnummer: 2
Seitenbereich: 114-120
ISSN: 1759-0787


Though compact polarimetric approaches have been developed and applied in space and geo researching systems they have not been taken into consideration in automotive applications, yet. A sensor system has been designed to conduct polarimetric measurements in the 77 GHz frequency band, which is permitted for automotive usage. This system is able to transceive linearly as well as circularly polarized electromagnetic continuous waves. Depending on the case of application, the frequency output can be set statically or modulated over time within adjustable parameters. Hence, a variety of compact polarimetric modes can be performed and compared with full polarimetric approaches. Two compact polarimetric modes, dual-circular polarimetric mode, and circular-transmit-linear-receive, will be introduced and applied in this contribution. Their operability in this frequency range will be investigated after the microstrip antennas as well as the beam focusing dielectrical lense are characterized. Finally, results of a realistical measurement set-up will confirm the practicability of compact polarimetric approaches for double bounce recognition.

FAU-Autorinnen und Autoren / FAU-Herausgeberinnen und Herausgeber

Weigel, Robert Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Lehrstuhl für Technische Elektronik

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Hochschule Ulm


Erhart, C., Lutz, S., Mutschlerl, M.A., Scharf, P.A., Walter, T., Mantz, H., & Weigel, R. (2019). Compact polarimetry for automotive applications. International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, 11(2), 114-120.

Erhart, Christian, et al. "Compact polarimetry for automotive applications." International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies 11.2 (2019): 114-120.


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