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Co-inventor Min Liang holds the new 3-D-printed Luneberg lens, which has potential for small applications such as automotive radar. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)

Startup Licenses UA-Invented Radar System for Auto Industry

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Startup Licenses UA-Invented Radar System for Auto Industry

Aug. 2, 2017
The College of Engineering inventions stand to improve automotive radar systems with inexpensive, high-performing Luneburg lenses.

The University of Arizona has licensed a pair of technologies invented in the College of Engineering to UA startup Lunewave Inc., which is commercializing the inventions to provide improved radar systems for the automotive industry using inexpensive, high-performing, 3-D-printed Luneburg lenses.

These technologies have applications in sensing and detection, autonomous cars and drones, pollution, water vapor detection, as well as wireless communication," says Hao Xin, electrical and computer engineering professor.