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How to save the previous figure generated by function'step(H,x)'

The constellation diagram is workig as expected. The object enables you to overwrite the plot over time so you can see how the c...

How to save the previous figure generated by function'step(H,x)'

The constellation diagram is workig as expected. The object enables you to overwrite the plot over time so you can see how the c...

1 month ago | 0

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How can I get the phase of a ConformalArray

Could you elaborate what you mean by having steering vector as an input? In your pattern() call, the steering vector (I assume t...

How can I get the phase of a ConformalArray

Could you elaborate what you mean by having steering vector as an input? In your pattern() call, the steering vector (I assume t...

1 month ago | 0

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Shnidman’s equations

In this case you can use shnidman to compute the SNR as a functionof N and then plot it manually, e.g. N = 1:50; Pd = 0.98; P...

Shnidman’s equations

In this case you can use shnidman to compute the SNR as a functionof N and then plot it manually, e.g. N = 1:50; Pd = 0.98; P...

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Can I use my own model in "trackingimm"

Yes you can. You need to provide your own motion model update/measurement functions as well as a function switching the state be...

Can I use my own model in "trackingimm"

Yes you can. You need to provide your own motion model update/measurement functions as well as a function switching the state be...

2 months ago | 1

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2D beamforming simulation

First of all, I don't think elevation is changing. This plot is in spherical coordinates, so the surface is curved, but the colo...

2D beamforming simulation

First of all, I don't think elevation is changing. This plot is in spherical coordinates, so the surface is curved, but the colo...

2 months ago | 0

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Delay-Sum Beam-forming

The following page contains some relevant information and can be a good starting point. https://www.mathworks.com/help/phased/b...

Delay-Sum Beam-forming

The following page contains some relevant information and can be a good starting point. https://www.mathworks.com/help/phased/b...

2 months ago | 0

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How to model a rotating target ?

The following example may give you some ideas. https://www.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/introduction-to-micro-doppler-ef...

How to model a rotating target ?

The following example may give you some ideas. https://www.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/introduction-to-micro-doppler-ef...

2 months ago | 0

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Antenna Toolbox Directivity Appears To Saturate

Your array has more than 100 thousand elements so it's very large. Therefore, the calculation probably missed the narrow beam. A...

Antenna Toolbox Directivity Appears To Saturate

Your array has more than 100 thousand elements so it's very large. Therefore, the calculation probably missed the narrow beam. A...

2 months ago | 0

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How can I find the incident angle of a 4x4 array that is divided from 1 Tx and 1 Rx channel using Phased Array Toolbox?

If all you care is just this 4x4 array, then you may just want to use a regular URA. It's not clear why you opt in a Partitioned...

How can I find the incident angle of a 4x4 array that is divided from 1 Tx and 1 Rx channel using Phased Array Toolbox?

If all you care is just this 4x4 array, then you may just want to use a regular URA. It's not clear why you opt in a Partitioned...

3 months ago | 0

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phased array toolbox.

Yes this can be done. You can look at some examples in following pages to see how to transmit and receive with steering https:/...

phased array toolbox.

Yes this can be done. You can look at some examples in following pages to see how to transmit and receive with steering https:/...

3 months ago | 0

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How to add regular sine wave in phased array toolbox?

Could you clarify your use case? Although there is no regular sine in Phased Array System Toolbox, but you can use sin() functio...

How to add regular sine wave in phased array toolbox?

Could you clarify your use case? Although there is no regular sine in Phased Array System Toolbox, but you can use sin() functio...

3 months ago | 0

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How can I use replicated subarrays and still set individual taper and phases?

If you set SubarraySteering to Custom, it means you want to control each element individually, thus you need to provide a weight...

How can I use replicated subarrays and still set individual taper and phases?

If you set SubarraySteering to Custom, it means you want to control each element individually, thus you need to provide a weight...

3 months ago | 0

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How to introduce phase error into phased array

You can do somethign like this to simulate a phase error uniformly distributed within +/- 2.5 degrees in each element. pherr_de...

How to introduce phase error into phased array

You can do somethign like this to simulate a phase error uniformly distributed within +/- 2.5 degrees in each element. pherr_de...

4 months ago | 0

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How can i fix this problem "Undefined function 'Taylor' for input arguments of type 'double'."

Looks like you are using a function from the book so you may want to find the function from the disc or download. You should als...

How can i fix this problem "Undefined function 'Taylor' for input arguments of type 'double'."

Looks like you are using a function from the book so you may want to find the function from the disc or download. You should als...

4 months ago | 0

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Can I design speaker array and measure the distribution of sound field in the Phased Array System Toolbox?

You can build a round array in Phased Array System Toolbox, but I'm not familiar with acoustic vortices. Do you have a reference...

Can I design speaker array and measure the distribution of sound field in the Phased Array System Toolbox?

You can build a round array in Phased Array System Toolbox, but I'm not familiar with acoustic vortices. Do you have a reference...

4 months ago | 0

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Get Directivity Values From phased.URA

If you want directivity values for all angles, you can just simply do D = pattern(sar_array, F(1), 'PropagationSpeed', PS, 'Typ...

Get Directivity Values From phased.URA

If you want directivity values for all angles, you can just simply do D = pattern(sar_array, F(1), 'PropagationSpeed', PS, 'Typ...

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Spectrum cannot be calculated

From the figure, it seems to suggest that your data is complex but your block is set to compute one sided spectrum. I think you ...

Spectrum cannot be calculated

From the figure, it seems to suggest that your data is complex but your block is set to compute one sided spectrum. I think you ...

5 months ago | 0

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Trouble understanding "Lags" for Cross Correlation

1 lag is essentially 1 sample, so how much time it represents depends on your sample rate. In your case, since for 10 sec data y...

Trouble understanding "Lags" for Cross Correlation

1 lag is essentially 1 sample, so how much time it represents depends on your sample rate. In your case, since for 10 sec data y...

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Multistatic radar simulation in Phased Array Toolbox

Yes Phased Array System Toolbox can model such scene. You can see a bistatic polarimetric radar example at https://www.mathwork...

Multistatic radar simulation in Phased Array Toolbox

Yes Phased Array System Toolbox can model such scene. You can see a bistatic polarimetric radar example at https://www.mathwork...

5 months ago | 0

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Simulation of Clutter Affected by Transmitting Weight

Thanks for the post, this is indeed a gap in the toolbox. We'll try to provide this capability in the future. What release are y...

Simulation of Clutter Affected by Transmitting Weight

Thanks for the post, this is indeed a gap in the toolbox. We'll try to provide this capability in the future. What release are y...

5 months ago | 0

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Inverse Direction of Arrival Estimation

If you are sure that Range-Azimuth is obtained via a 1-D FFT, then you can just do an inverse FFT, as long as you have the origi...

Inverse Direction of Arrival Estimation

If you are sure that Range-Azimuth is obtained via a 1-D FFT, then you can just do an inverse FFT, as long as you have the origi...

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Phased Array Systems Toolbox

X is probably not a matrix. If you can provide more info regarding the data matrix, that will help us understand the problem bet...

Phased Array Systems Toolbox

X is probably not a matrix. If you can provide more info regarding the data matrix, that will help us understand the problem bet...

5 months ago | 0

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Max value of each vector in a 3D hyperspectral data matrix

Let's say xc is your datacube, does [z_max,z_ind] = max(xc,[],3) satisfy your needs? HTH

Max value of each vector in a 3D hyperspectral data matrix

Let's say xc is your datacube, does [z_max,z_ind] = max(xc,[],3) satisfy your needs? HTH

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Using System Objects in complex programs (DSP)

Yes you can do it, there are many shipping System objects that do this. This is essentially done the same as a regular class. H...

Using System Objects in complex programs (DSP)

Yes you can do it, there are many shipping System objects that do this. This is essentially done the same as a regular class. H...

5 months ago | 0

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Difference between no steering and steervec in 0, 0 ?

Could you share how you invoke the two interfaces? From what you described? The two interfaces is a bit different in array defin...

Difference between no steering and steervec in 0, 0 ?

Could you share how you invoke the two interfaces? From what you described? The two interfaces is a bit different in array defin...

6 months ago | 0

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Hi. I have to create an FMCW signal, transmit, receive and mix them to get the IF signal, and inturn get the radar 2D matrix for post processing. But I my 2nd FFT doesnt give the correct value of velocity.

The following example might be helpful to you https://www.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/automotive-adaptive-cruise-contro...

Hi. I have to create an FMCW signal, transmit, receive and mix them to get the IF signal, and inturn get the radar 2D matrix for post processing. But I my 2nd FFT doesnt give the correct value of velocity.

The following example might be helpful to you https://www.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/automotive-adaptive-cruise-contro...

6 months ago | 0

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Is there any code for spatial spectrum in ESPRIT algorithm?

ESPRIT does not estimate the direction of arrival from spatial spectrum, thus the function currently does not generate the spati...

Is there any code for spatial spectrum in ESPRIT algorithm?

ESPRIT does not estimate the direction of arrival from spatial spectrum, thus the function currently does not generate the spati...

6 months ago | 0

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Is there an alternative for kalman filter

For a linear system, a linear Kalman filter is probably enough. There is also a simpler form of Kalman filter called alpha-beta ...

Is there an alternative for kalman filter

For a linear system, a linear Kalman filter is probably enough. There is also a simpler form of Kalman filter called alpha-beta ...

6 months ago | 0

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Are there any matlab functions to calculate E,H-plane beamwidths for a rectangular phased array?

You can use polarpattern to plot the pattern in the two planes and measure the beamwidth. HTH

Are there any matlab functions to calculate E,H-plane beamwidths for a rectangular phased array?

You can use polarpattern to plot the pattern in the two planes and measure the beamwidth. HTH

6 months ago | 0