Keyword: Radar/​LiDAR Systems

RF & Microwave Electronics

On-Demand Webinars: RF & Microwave Electronics
Advanced High-Peak-Power Semiconductor Laser Transmitter Solutions for LiDAR

LiDAR for high-level autonomous driving is quickly progressing into mass deployment for everyday use. Several new car models announced for 2021-2022 launch will be equipped with the latest LiDAR technology, signaling an incoming wave of LiDAR commercialization....

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
An atom-based sensor can determine the direction of an incoming radio signal.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.
Briefs: Energy
The wearable antenna bends, stretches, and compresses without compromising function.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A novel nanostructure produces uniquely shaped light.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A self-driving algorithm guides an autonomous vehicle through a traffic scenario that many of us know well: navigating traffic on a crowded, narrow street.
Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
With the help of 12 antennas, Fabio da Silva's m-Widar can spot — and image — objects hidden behind a wall.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A robot could immediately alert a human of small changes in their surrounding environment.
Question of the Week: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Will Mobile Radar Replace the Stethoscope?

Our June issue of Tech Briefs highlighted a radar system that enables touch-free monitoring of heart sounds. A significant advantage offered by radar, according to the system’s inventors, is the fact that the values are recorded digitally and are thus not subjective, allowing human error to be...

Briefs: Imaging
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Editor Ed Brown explores what’s ahead for MEMS automobile navigation systems.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The LiDAR-based system could “see through” objects to warn of potential hazards without distracting the driver.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mobile radar devices could replace standard stethoscopes.
Special Reports: Data Acquisition
ADAS/Connected Car - June 2021

Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and connected cars are paving the way for tomorrow's automated vehicles. To help you keep pace with the latest technology developments, we present this...

Briefs: Communications
This system enables battery-free ocean exploration with applications ranging from marine conservation to aquaculture.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
Long-range radar is used in air-traffic control. Short-range radar supports automotive applications like collision avoidance. How do you know what range you need for your application?
Technology Leaders: Imaging
Learn about light-field candidates like camera arrays, plenoptic cameras, active cameras with depth sensor, and the newly developed focal-stack camera.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Any hyperspectral system needs to maintain a stable and accurate radiometric and spectral calibration.
Application Briefs: Automotive
While ADAS has improved freeway and high-speed driving, the basic need for collision mitigation with pedestrians and bicyclists has mostly remained unaddressed.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
See what kinds of sensors are supporting self-driving vehicles.
Facility Focus: Aerospace
See how NASA Langley tests a variety of advanced aircraft concepts. including ways to make flying both cleaner and quieter.
Special Reports: Transportation
LIDAR Technology - February 2021

LIDAR sensors and systems are the "eyes" of ADAS and autonomous vehicles. Read about the latest advances in this compendium of articles from the editors of Automotive Engineering and Autonomous Vehicle...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
This system provides low-cost, reliable 3D LiDAR images in nearly any lighting condition.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Compared to a LED, the omnidirectional laser light is much brighter and better defined.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Radar sensors, cameras, RF processing systems, and more.
Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
The sensor is able to detect ice formation far before you can see it occurring on a surface.
Special Reports: Test & Measurement
ADAS/Connected Car - December 2020

Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and connected cars are paving the way for tomorrow's automated vehicles. To help you keep pace with the latest technology developments, we present this...