Phased Array System Toolbox

New Features

R2015a (Version 3.0) - Released 5 Mar 2015

Version 3.0, part of Release 2015a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Antenna Toolbox Integration: Use elements from Antenna Toolbox to design antenna arrays​
  • Array Calibration: Calibrate array element gain, phase, and position using pilot sources​​
  • Uniform Circular Array: Perform beamforming and root-MUSIC direction-of-arrival estimation
  • Model Simplification: Simulate multiple targets, platforms, and propagation channels using single block​s
  • Continuous MFSK Waveform: Estimate range and speed simultaneously for multiple targets

See the Release Notes for details.

Previous Releases

R2014b (Version 2.3) - 2 Oct 2014

Version 2.3, part of Release 2014b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Simulink blocks for phased array system design
  • Directivity of antennas, microphones, and phased arrays

See the Release Notes for details.

R2014a (Version 2.2) - 6 Mar 2014

Version 2.2, part of Release 2014a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Grating lobe diagrams
  • Visualization of element and array directivity
  • Arbitrary geometry and custom element support in the Sensor Array Analyzer app

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013b (Version 2.1) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 2.1, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Code generation for functions and objects
  • Visualization of element and array radiation patterns with arbitrary resolution

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013a (Version 2.0) - 7 Mar 2013

Version 2.0, part of Release 2013a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Polarization support for antennas, arrays, and targets that includes transmission, propagation, and reception of polarized signals
  • Array tapers for the modeling of magnitude and phase perturbations
  • Arrays with multiple element patterns, enabling the modeling of edge effects and pattern perturbations
  • Radar Equation Calculator, Radar Waveform Analyzer, and Sensor Array Analyzer apps
  • Visualization of radar vertical coverage on Blake charts
  • Custom antenna element patterns specified at different frequencies
  • Full GPU support for clutter model, including nonisotropic antennas and subarrays (using Parallel Computing Toolbox)

See the Release Notes for details.