TI mmWave Radar

A collection of automotive millimeter-wave radar RF transceiver, microcontrollers, processors of Texas Instruments.

Automotive mmWave Radar Sensors

Copyright to TI

TI Radar RF Transceiver:

AWR2243 76-GHz to 81-GHz Transceiver

  • Integrates up to 3 transmit and 4 receive channels
  • 6-bit phase rotator
  • Operates in 76 GHz to 81 GHz band
  • TX with power output of 13 dBm
  • RX Noise figure: 12 dB
  • Phase noise at 1 MHz: –96 dBc/Hz (76 to 77 GHz), –94 dBc/Hz (77 to 81 GHz)
  • Cascaded imaging radar supported
  • CSI-2-DPHY and LVDS MCU interface for data transfer
  • Full-duplex SPI for control and monitoring
  • Supports externally driven clock (square/sine) at 40 MHz
  • Supports 40 MHz crystal connection with load capacitors

  • TI Radar Processor:

    AM2732 Radar Microcontroller

  • Dual-core Arm Cortex-R5F MCU subsystem operating up to 400 MHz
  • TMS320C66x DSP core operating at 450 MHz
  • Up to 5.0 MB On Chip RAM (OCSRAM)
  • QSPI interface operating up to 67 MHz
  • 12x EDMA for various subsystems, MCU, DSP and Accelerator cores
  • 5x Real-Time Interrupt (RTI) modules
  • Mailbox system for Interprocessor Communication (IPC)
  • 10/100 Mbps Ethernet (RGMII/RMII/MII)
  • Input: 2x 4-lane MIPI D-PHY CSI 2.0 Data
  • Output: 4-lane Aurora/LVDS
  • 1x 9-channel ADC supporting up to 625 Ksps
  • 4x Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) controllers operating up to 25 MHz
  • 3x Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) ports
  • 4x Universal Asynchronous Receiver-Transmitters (UART)
  • 3x Enhanced Pulse-Width Modulator (ePWM)
  • 1x Enhanced Capture Module (eCAP)
  • 2x Modular Controller Area Network (MCAN) modules with CAN-FD support

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