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Phased Array System Toolbox

Wideband Targets

Wideband Targets

Model frequency-dependent and angle-dependent RCS

Multipath Propagation

Multipath Propagation

Model atmospheric effects on narrowband and wideband signals in two-ray channels

2-D CFAR Detector

2-D CFAR Detector

Perform constant false alarm rate detection on range-Doppler maps

MUSIC DOA Estimation

MUSIC DOA Estimation

Resolve closely-spaced narrowband sources

Scenario Viewer

Scenario Viewer

Visualize radar and target trajectories

Latest Releases

R2016b (Version 3.3) - 14 Sep 2016

Version 3.3, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Wideband Targets: Model frequency-dependent and angle-dependent RCS
  • Multipath Propagation: Model atmospheric effects on narrowband and wideband signals in two-ray channels
  • 2-D CFAR Detector: Perform constant false alarm rate detection on range-Doppler maps
  • MUSIC DOA Estimation: Resolve closely-spaced narrowband sources

See the Release Notes for details.

R2016a (Version 3.2) - 3 Mar 2016

Version 3.2, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Scenario Viewer: Visualize radar and target trajectories
  • Intensity Scope: Visualize range-time-intensity (RTI) and Doppler-time-intensity (DTI) images
  • Atmospheric Loss: Model rain, fog, and atmospheric gas attenuation of RF signals
  • Backscattered Radar Target: Model backscattered radiation with angle-dependent, custom RCS patterns
  • Phase Shift Quantization: Model effects of quantized beamformer weights on array patterns and responses

See the Release Notes for details.

R2015b (Version 3.1) - 3 Sep 2015

Version 3.1, part of Release 2015b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Wideband Radiator: Radiate wideband signals from arrays and elements
  • Wideband Free Space: Propagate wideband signals through free space
  • Wideband MVDR Beamformer: Perform frequency-domain MVDR beamforming on wideband signals
  • Wideband DOA Estimator: Estimate the arrival angle of wideband signals using generalized cross-correlation
  • Two-Ray Channel: Propagate signals along line-of-sight and ground-reflected paths
  • Improved Accuracy of Free Space Propagation: Implement fractional sample-time delay
  • Platform Motion: Model acceleration of targets and signal sources

See the Release Notes for details.

R2015a (Version 3.0) - 5 Mar 2015

Version 3.0, part of Release 2015a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Antenna Toolbox Integration: Use elements from Antenna Toolbox to design antenna arrays​
  • Array Calibration: Calibrate array element gain, phase, and position using pilot sources​​
  • Uniform Circular Array: Perform beamforming and root-MUSIC direction-of-arrival estimation
  • Model Simplification: Simulate multiple targets, platforms, and propagation channels using single block​s
  • Continuous MFSK Waveform: Estimate range and speed simultaneously for multiple targets

See the Release Notes for details.

R2014b (Version 2.3) - 2 Oct 2014

Version 2.3, part of Release 2014b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Simulink blocks for phased array system design
  • Directivity of antennas, microphones, and phased arrays

See the Release Notes for details.