Short-Range Radar (SRR) Reference Design Using AWR1642

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Description

The TIDEP-0092 reference design provides a foundation for short-range radar (SRR) applications using the AWR1642 evaluation module (EVM). This design allows the estimation and tracking of the position (in the azimuthal plane) and velocity of objects in its field of view up to 80 m,  travelling as fast as 90kmph.  The AWR1642 is configured to be a multi-mode radar, meaning that, while it tracks objects at 80m, it can also generate a rich point cloud of objects at 20m, so that both cars at a distance, and smaller obstacles close-by can be detected. Learn more with the TI Resource Explorer for Short Range Radar.

Features
  • Single-chip FMCW radio detection and ranging (RADAR) for SRR applications
  • Detect objects (such as cars and trucks) up to 80 m away with range resolution of 35 cm; objects 20-m away detectable with resolution of 4.3 cm
  • Clustering and tracking on detected outputs
  • Antenna field of view ±60° with angular resolution of approximately 15°
  • Source code for fast Fourier transform (FFT) processing and detection provided by mmWave software development kit (SDK)
  • AWR1642 EVM demonstrates the design
  • Radar front-end and detection configuration fully explained

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AWR1642 Single-Chip 76-to-81GHz Automotive Radar Sensor Integrating DSP and MCU Evaluation Module

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Part Number Name Product Family Sample & Buy Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
AWR1642  Single-Chip 76-to-81GHz Automotive Radar Sensor Integrating DSP and MCU  mmWave Sensors  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
LM4040  Precision Micropower Shunt Voltage Reference  Voltage Reference  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
LP87524B-Q1  4-A + 2.5-A + Two 1.5-A Buck Converters with Integrated Switches for nanoRadar  Power Management  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TCAN1042HGV-Q1  Automotive Fault Protected CAN Transceiver With Flexible Data-Rate  Interface  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TM4C1294NCPDT  IoT enabled High performance 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4F based MCU  Microcontrollers (MCU)  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TMP112  1.4V-Capable ±0.5°C Accuracy Digital Temperature Sensor in the Compact SOT-563 Package  Temperature Sensors  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TPD4E004  4-Channel ESD Protection Array for High-Speed Data Interfaces  Circuit Protection  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TPS796  Ultralow-Noise, High PSRR, Fast, RF, 1-A Low-Dropout Linear Regulators  Linear Regulator (LDO)  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TPS7A8101-Q1  Automotive Low-Noise, Wide-Bandwidth, High PSRR, Low-Dropout 1-A Linear Regulator  Linear Regulator (LDO)  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TPS7A88  Dual 1A Low-Noise (3.8μVRMS) LDO Voltage Regulator  Linear Regulator (LDO)  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules

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Datasheet (1)
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PDF 3581 26 Apr 2018
Application notes (3)
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PDF 1215 11 May 2017 808
PDF 1430 09 May 2017 333
PDF 1371 04 May 2017 1,544
User guides (3)
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PDF 14742 14 May 2018 1,622
PDF 1919 23 Feb 2018 4,156
PDF 2688 09 Jan 2018 3,164
White papers (2)
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PDF 3648 07 Jul 2017 934
PDF 978 17 Apr 2017 4,714
Design files (8)
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ZIP 7662 18 Jul 2018 1,577
ZIP 1120 18 Jul 2018 968
ZIP 316 08 May 2017 140
ZIP 920 08 May 2017 416
PDF 942 08 May 2017 454
PDF 164 08 May 2017 473
PDF 49 08 May 2017 1,047
PDF 180 08 May 2017 2,133
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Software (1)

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mmWave Software Development Kit (SDK)  MMWAVE-SDK  Software Development Kits (SDK) 


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