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Journal of Sensors
Volume 2014, Article ID 150549, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/150549
Research Article

A Novel Subnanosecond Monocycle Pulse Generator for UWB Radar Applications

1Key Laboratory of Electromagnetic Radiation and Sensing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 19, North 4th Ring Road West, Haidian District, Beijing 100190, China
2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, No. 19A Yuquan Road, Beijing 100049, China
3Chinese Academy of Sciences, 52 Sanlihe Road, Beijing 100864, China

Received 24 July 2014; Revised 26 September 2014; Accepted 7 October 2014; Published 15 December 2014

Academic Editor: Aaron T. Ohta

Copyright © 2014 Xinfan Xia et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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