# Questions tagged [linear-chirp]

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### Pulse Compression(Chirp) SNR Gain

I've created both single tone signal and a LFM chirp signal with same pulse duration and cross correlated both of them with their own(matched filter). Peak points of both results were same as expected ...
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### Finding linear chirp parameters from a low quality spectrogram, possibly with image processing techniques?

tl;dr: What is a fast way to get the equation of this line? I have to extract the "line of best fit" from this data (shown below), and many others like it (so I need a robust method). It is a a ...
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### “chirp” with arbitrary period

Say you have a linear chirp, which is a bit like a sinusoid with a gradually increasing period, but instead of the linearly increasing period, could you pick an arbitrary value, like the red line in ...
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### Matched filter loss due to frequency offset

I'm working with a pulsed radar signal which uses linear chirp pulses. I perform pulse compression by applying a matched filter of the simulated chirp waveform and recording the location and power of ...
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### Conceptual question on FFT and chirp signal

If I take the FFT of a sinusoid I will get a plot whit all the energy of the signal concentrated at the sinusoid frequency. But what happens if I have a signal in which the frequency keeps changing?(...
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### Can anyone explain how does CZT (Chirp Z Transform) really help in 'spectral zooming'?

I found some explanation alongwith the Matlab Code here: http://prod.sandia.gov/techlib/access-control.cgi/2005/057084.pdf but I can't figure out, without a good example, why would this result in ...
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### The frequency response function (FRF) fails to detect the antiresonance of a system

I am trying to identify a vibrational systems by computing the frequency response function (FRF) of the system when a chirp signal is applied to its input. After comparing the FRF computed and the ...
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### Doppler Shifting A Chirp Signal

So I have a digital linear chirp signal: $$x[n] = \sqrt{\frac{2}{N}} \cdot \cos\Big( 2 \pi \frac{f_{0}}{f_{s}}n + \pi \frac{B}{N} n^{2}\Big)$$ Where $f_{0}$ is the initial frequency, $f_{s}$ is ...
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### How can the FFT be used for estimating linear chirp parameters?

Consider a linear chirp signal, i.e. $f(t) = f_0 + kt$, where $f_0$ is the starting frequency, and $k$ is the chirp rate. After applying an FFT, how would I find the starting frequency and chirp rate?
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### Decoupling two signals where one is a delayed version of the other

I have a signal $y(t)$ that consists of the sum of two signals where one is a time delayed version of the other. $y(t) = x(t) + x(t-t_{d})$ $x(t)$ is known but the time delay $t_d$ is not. I ...
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### What is meant by LFM (Linear Frequency Modulation) waveform?

I m a newbie in radar experiment on which currently i m working, and I m trying to understand the transmitted waveform which is LFM (Linear Frequency Modulation), but unable to interlink between the ...
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### Basic question about chirp signal

Suppose I generate chirp signal with the following python code: ...
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### Need help with detecting onset of audio in wav file

I'm new to DSP and I'm learning as I go. I have an audio file with a chirp signal(2kHz). I played and recorded this chirp signal and the recording has a lot of environmental sounds. Here is my code:
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### Chirp resolution as a function of bandwidth

My question concerns about the Chirp resolution during the crosscorrelation as a function of the sampling rate and available bandwidth. Suppose at a transmitter a chirp signal is transmitted (ranging ...
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### matched filter of chirp signals

In simulating linear frequency modulated (LFM) chirp signals, with the parameters: Pulse width, bandwidth. I find the matched filter response to be this: In particular, there is a increase in the ...
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I obtained actual data from a researcher, consisting of a matrix composed of several received signals from an up-ramp fm-cw radar. Wouldn't be reasonable to plot the spectrogram of a ramp up and ...