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Electronic Warfare Receiver Systems : Radar Library - Dennis D. Vaccaro

Electronic Warfare Receiver Systems

Radar Library

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Published: 19th December 1993
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This is a reference work for EW engineers which is also intended for university use in advanced undergraduate or graduate-level courses in EW, radar, and aerospace systems. This text reviews the fundamental concepts and physical principles underlying EW receiving systems design analysis, and performance evaluation. The main discussion focuses on radar signals in military applications.

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
Backgroundp. 1
The Role of Receivers in Modern EW Systemsp. 2
Major Applications of EW Receiversp. 2
Organization of the Bookp. 4
Radar Signals in Military Applicationsp. 5
Basic Theory of Operationp. 6
Signal Waveformsp. 12
Signal Intercept and Detectionp. 43
Problems of Signal Interceptionp. 44
Noise Sources in Receiversp. 48
External Noisep. 48
Internal Noisep. 53
Probability of Detectionp. 55
Receiver Characteristicsp. 67
Noise Figurep. 67
Dynamic Rangep. 77
Sensitivity Measuresp. 84
Nonlinear Channelsp. 87
Crystal Video and Superheterodyne Receiversp. 97
Crystal Video Receiversp. 97
Basic Superheterodyne Receiverp. 111
Homodyne Receiversp. 123
The I-Q Receiverp. 124
Instantaneous Frequency Measurement Receiversp. 127
Basic Principle of Operationp. 127
Practical IFM Receiversp. 132
Simultaneous Signalsp. 135
Summaryp. 138
Channelized Receiversp. 139
Basic Architectures and Design Considerationsp. 139
Signal Encodingp. 147
Summaryp. 151
Microscan (Compressive) Receiversp. 153
Basic Principle of Operationp. 154
Compressive Receivers as Fourier Transform Devicesp. 164
Summaryp. 167
Acousto-Optical Receiversp. 169
The Basic Acousto-Optical Receiverp. 170
Interferometric Bragg Cell Receiverp. 178
Digital Receiverp. 183
Waveform Sampling and Quantizationp. 184
Digital Receiver Architecturesp. 195
Signal Sorting and Identificationp. 207
EW Receiving Systemp. 207
Artificial Intelligencep. 211
Neural Netsp. 217
Summaryp. 220
Passive Direction Finding and Geolocationp. 221
Basic Antenna and Array Theoryp. 222
Antenna Parametersp. 222
Array Theoryp. 227
Amplitude Comparison DF Methodsp. 231
Phase Interferometryp. 235
Digital Signal Processing DF Techniquesp. 242
Multisignal Phase Interferometryp. 243
Direct Multisignal Estimatorsp. 246
Geolocationp. 248
Direction-of-Arrival Approachp. 248
Time-Difference-of-Arrival Approachp. 253
EW Receiving System Architecturesp. 261
ESM Receiversp. 261
ECM Receiversp. 283
Future Trends in Electronic Warfarep. 289
Review of the Mathematical Analysis of Noisep. 293
Random Process Theoryp. 293
Noise Processesp. 298
Narrow-Band Gaussian Processp. 305
Sine Wave Plus Noisep. 307
Review of the Bandpass Limiterp. 309
Indexp. 313
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ISBN: 9780890065433
ISBN-10: 0890065438
Series: Radar Library
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 19th December 1993
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.66