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Antenna-based Signal Processing Techniques for Radar Systems : Antennas & Propagation Library - A. Farina

Antenna-based Signal Processing Techniques for Radar Systems

Antennas & Propagation Library

By: A. Farina

Hardcover Published: 19th January 1992
ISBN: 9780890063965
Number Of Pages: 388

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This book brings the reader up-to-date on all aspects concerning ECCM at the antenna level. It is a reference tool for professionals seeking quick answers to on-the-job problems. This text delivers an accurate description of working principles, processing schemes and performance evaluation techniques. In addition, it provides engineering details on the newest digital techiques for sidelobe jamming cancellation and digital beamforming (DFB).

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Introduction to ECM and ECCM Techniques for Radar Systemsp. 1
Electronic Warfare Taxonomy and Terminologyp. 1
Electronic Countermeasures (ECM)p. 2
An Overview of ECCM Techniquesp. 5
Antenna-Related ECCMp. 6
Transmitter-Related ECCMp. 8
Receiver and Signal Processing-Related ECCMp. 9
Focus of the Bookp. 10
Low Sidelobe Antennasp. 13
Introductionp. 13
Relevance of Low and Ultra-Low Sidelobe Antennas in Radar Systemsp. 14
Basic Principles to Achieve Low and Ultra-Low Sidelobe Antennasp. 19
General Guidelinesp. 19
Aperture Tapering Functions for Low Sidelobesp. 21
Reflector Antennas with Low and Ultra-Low Sidelobesp. 22
Array Antennas with Low and Ultra-Low Sidelobesp. 25
Analysis of Random Error Effects on Average Sidelobe Level of Arraysp. 28
Digital Beam-Forming (DBF) Techniquep. 34
Basic Conceptsp. 34
Beam-Forming Techniquesp. 38
Analog-to-Digital Conversion Options and Related Processing Schemesp. 43
Performance Limitations in a Digital Beam-Forming Networkp. 48
Calibration Proceduresp. 55
Implementation of DBFp. 56
Existing DBF Systemsp. 57
Concluding Remarksp. 58
Sidelobe Blanking Systemp. 59
Introductionp. 59
Working Principle and Processing Schemesp. 65
Performance Evaluationp. 73
Design Methodologyp. 91
Concluding Remarksp. 92
Sidelobe Canceler (SLC) Systemp. 95
Introduction and Working Principle of SLCp. 95
Implementation Schemesp. 103
Closed-Loop Methodsp. 104
Direct Solution Methodsp. 120
Data-Domain Methodsp. 138
Performance Evaluationp. 164
Practical Limitations of SLC Nulling Capabilitiesp. 164
Calculation of Cancellation Ratio (CR)p. 181
Concluding Remarksp. 213
Adaptive Arraysp. 217
Introductionp. 217
Model of the Environmentp. 220
Jammer Cancellation and Enhancement of Target Signalp. 224
Basic Principlesp. 225
Eigenanalysis Applied to Adaptive Arrays for Jammer Cancellationp. 239
Performance Limitations due to Mismatching of Receiving Channelsp. 259
Effects of Correlated Sourcesp. 260
Suppression of Jammers by Multiple-Beam Signal Processingp. 273
Deterministic Spatial Filteringp. 277
Principlesp. 277
Applicationsp. 279
Examplesp. 281
Phase-Only Nullingp. 283
Null Placement in a priori-Known Directionsp. 286
Adaptive Methodsp. 291
Adaptive Arrays with Angular Superresolutionp. 292
Classical Beam-Forming Methodsp. 295
Linear Prediction Applied to DOA Estimatep. 298
Minimum Variance Applied to DOA Estimatep. 306
DOA Estimate Based on Eigenanalysisp. 313
Application of Singular Value Decompositionp. 324
Superresolution of Coherent Sources by Adaptive Array Techniques: Problems and Remediesp. 332
Experimental Systems and Realizations with Adaptive Arraysp. 336
Concluding Remarksp. 339
Bibliographyp. 347
Indexp. 367
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ISBN: 9780890063965
ISBN-10: 0890063966
Series: Antennas & Propagation Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 19th January 1992
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.71