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Chapter: “Coherent Radar Technology”

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Figure 1: Phase coherence from pulse to pulse

In this chapter the “concept of coherence” is explained, a term which is often given as a feature of a radar system. A “coherent radar” is able to distinguish between fixed and moveable objects by analysis of the Doppler frequency.

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Figure 2: Phase coherence from pulse to pulse