5G Beyond and 6G Communication Technologies

While initial 5G communication standards have been released and 5G networks have been implemented in some cities around the world, some research groups at world-leading universities and tech-giant companies have already started conducting research on the sixth-generation (6G) communication networks. Although 6G standards are expected to be available in around 2030, there are some speculations what could be included and supported in 6G networks. The major expected technologies or techniques in 6G:  Of course, 6G will support all available technologies in 5G such as  machine-to-machine communication, massive internet of things (massive IoT), enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB),  Ultra-Reliable and Low Latency Communications (URLLC), Flexible network operations. Enhanced network operations which are supported by machine learning applications to improve data-rate, energy-efficiency and flexibility. It will also support vehicles and drones to  enable intelligent transportation systems. Virtual

Matlab Phased Array Toolbox and Radar Examples



Matlab is one of the best software that can be for scientific and engineering research and computation, in addition to Python. Phased Array Toolbox of the Matlab provides a solid solution for antenna array analysis and radar research. Furthermore, Mathworks, owner company of Matlab, presents an extensive documentation of this toolbox. Here, I would like to present useful examples and documentation of Matlab radar studies, mainly from Mathworks website.


  1. Radar Data Cube:  Fundamental data structure for received radar data. https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/gs/radar-data-cube.html
  2. Building and Processing a Radar Data Cube: https://uk.mathworks.com/company/newsletters/articles/building-and-processing-a-radar-data-cube.html
  3. Designing a Basic Monostatic Pulse Radar: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/designing-a-basic-monostatic-pulse-radar.html
  4. Basic Radar Using Phase-Coded Waveform: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/ug/basic-radar-using-phase-coded-waveform.html
  5. Increasing Angular Resolution with MIMO Radars: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/increasing-angular-resolution-with-mimo-radars.html
  6.  Range - Doppler Response Estimation using Matlab: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/ug/range-doppler-response.html
  7. Matched filter : https://uk.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/4502-matched-filter
  8. Doppler Shift and Pulse-Doppler Processing: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/ug/doppler-shift-and-pulse-doppler-processing.html
  9. Range-Speed Response Pattern of Target: https://www.mathworks.com/examples/phased-array/mw/phased-ex92695153-range-speed-response-pattern-of-target
  10. Angle-Doppler Response to Stationary Target at Moving Array: https://www.mathworks.com/examples/phased-array/mw/phased-ex13073217-angle-doppler-response-to-stationary-target-at-moving-array
  11. Automotive Adaptive Cruise Control Using FMCW Technology: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/automotive-adaptive-cruise-control-using-fmcw-technology.html
  12. Doppler Estimation: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/doppler-estimation.html
  13. Radar Signal Simulation and Processing for Automated Driving https://uk.mathworks.com/help/driving/examples/radar-signal-simulation-and-processing-for-automated-driving.html
  14. Doppler Estimation: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/doppler-estimation.html
  15. Waveform Design to Improve Performance of an Existing Radar System: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/waveform-design-to-improve-performance-of-an-existing-radar-system.html
  16. Periodogram power spectral density estimate: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/signal/ref/periodogram.html
  17. Radar waveform analyzer https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/ref/radarwaveformanalyzer.html
  18. Simultaneous Range and Speed Estimation Using MFSK Waveform: https://uk.mathworks.com/help/phased/examples/simultaneous-range-and-speed-estimation-using-mfsk-waveform.html
  19. Concepts of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) and 802.11 WLAN: http://rfmw.em.keysight.com/wireless/helpfiles/89600b/webhelp/subsystems/wlan-ofdm/content/ofdm_basicprinciplesoverview.htm