Demonstration of short-range terahertz radar using high-gain leaky-wave antenna

Kosuke Murano, Issei Watanabe, Akifumi Kasamatsu, Safumi Suzuki, Masahiro Asada, Withawat Withayachumnankul, Toshiyuki Tanaka, Yasuaki Monnai

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Abstract

We demonstrate a short-range terahertz radar using a leaky-wave antenna (LWA). The prototyped antenna can form a directional beam with a 3dB width of 4° steerable over 38° across the broadside by sweeping the frequency from 235 GHz to 325 GHz. With the broadband beam steering capability, we can locate a small target placed in front of the LWA by analyzing the reflection spectrum obtainable from a vector network analyzer. The approach will pave a way for integrated terahertz radar.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz 2016
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781467384858
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Nov 28
Event41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz 2016 - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 2016 Sep 252016 Sep 30

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz
Volume2016-November
ISSN (Print)2162-2027
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2035

Other

Other41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz 2016
Country/TerritoryDenmark
CityCopenhagen
Period16/9/2516/9/30

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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