Patent Number: 6,674,397

Title: Methods and apparatus for minimum computation phase demodulation

Abstract: A filter, includes a first order band pass filter configured to process non-zero amplitude gated radar return samples and process a portion of received zero amplitude return samples. The filter also calculates past filter outputs based on filter outputs generated during previous non-zero gated radar return samples.

Inventors: Hager; James R. (Golden Valley, MN), Jordan; Lavell (Bloomington, MN), Burlet; Todd R. (Maple Grove, MN), Petrich; Curtis J. (Minneapolis, MN)

Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.

International Classification: G01S 7/292 (20060101); G01S 13/524 (20060101); G01S 13/00 (20060101); G01S 3/14 (20060101); G01S 3/48 (20060101); G01S 13/94 (20060101); G01S 13/70 (20060101); G01S 13/20 (20060101); G01S 13/18 (20060101); G01S 13/28 (20060101); G01S 13/42 (20060101); G01S 13/88 (20060101); G01S 013/53 ()

Expiration Date: 01/06/2021