Antenna Element Index Modulation for Frequency Diverse Array

Gaojian Huang, Yuan Ding, Vincent Fusco, Shan Ouyang

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In this paper, we propose a new architecture and provide performance analysis for frequency diverse array (FDA) Radar combined with the index modulation (IM) techniques. Here, the IM concept is applied upon frequency offsets in an FDA. Information is transmitted by a dynamically selected subset of antenna element indices applying predefined carrier frequency offsets, which generate different radiation patterns. It is shown that this enables the capability for simultaneous wireless communication and FDA Radar that has the range-angle coupling issue resolved.
Original languageEnglish
Article number3197497
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2019

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