12 May 2016 Distributed transmit beamforming on mobile platforms using high-accuracy microwave wireless positioning
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In this letter, we develop and demonstrate a coherent distributed transmission system based on high-accuracy microwave ranging systems to perform distributed transmit beamforming for mobile platforms. The output of the high-accuracy microwave ranging systems is used to adjust the phase of a transmitter to maintain phase coherence when platforms are moved. Results from laboratory and outdoor experiments demonstrating successful performance are provided.
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Thomas M. Comberiate, Kojo S. Zilevu, Jason E. Hodkin, Jeffrey A. Nanzer, "Distributed transmit beamforming on mobile platforms using high-accuracy microwave wireless positioning", Proc. SPIE 9829, Radar Sensor Technology XX, 98291S (12 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231793; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2231793
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