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/Job opportunities/Student project: UWB Signal Processing for Combined Ranging and Radar

Student project: UWB Signal Processing for Combined Ranging and Radar

Engineering - Eindhoven | More than two weeks ago

This project aims to answer whether ultra-wideband communication transceivers can be used for radar applications as well and vice versa.

Student project: UWB Signal Processing for Combined Ranging and Radar

What you will do

Ultra-wideband has been first developed for military applications for secure communication and was standardized by IEEE already more than a decade ago. Recently, there has been a renewed interest in ultra-wideband based data communication and localization for smartphones.

This raises the question: “Can we use Ultra-wideband communication signals and transceivers for opportunistic radar applications?”. During your thesis, you play an essential role in answering this question from a technical perspective. One of the major technical challenges is expected to be TX-RX crosstalk and LO leakage. You will analyse and develop architectures and algorithms, all with the aim to mitigate the impact of crosstalk and LO leakage, while maximizing sensitivity. You will deliver a comprehensive model and algorithm(s) in either Matlab or Python complete with documentation. A publication at scientific conference/journal is always a possibility, depending on the duration, quality and novelty of the work.

  • Literature review.
  • Compare known transceiver architectures and propose modification.
  • Develop a simulation model and algorithms based on t modifications.
  • Evaluate the expected radar performance.
  • Reporting and presenting 

What we do for you

This project builds on expertise of the Internet of Things Radio team. Support in this project comes from a multi-disciplinary team with expertise from IC and digital hardware design to algorithm development and applications.

Who you are

  • MSc student in Electrical Engineering.
  • Available for a period of 6-12 months.
  • Affinity with radio and radar systems.
  • Knowledge of (radio) signal processing.
  • Knowledge of Matlab and/or Python.
  • Entitled to do an internship in the Netherlands.
  • Motivated student eager to work independently and expand knowledge in the field. 
  • Good written and verbal English skills.
For internship opportunities at imec in Holst Centre, please visit the holst centre website: https://www.holstcentre.com/careers/thesis-opportunities/

Interested

Click on ‘apply’ to submit your application. You will then be redirected to e-recruiting. 

Please be advised that non-EU/EEA country students that are studying outside of the Netherlands, need to have a work-permit to be able to do an internship in the Netherlands. 

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