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High Resolution Radar Cross-section Imaging : Radar Library - Dean L. Mensa

High Resolution Radar Cross-section Imaging

Radar Library

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Published: 19th December 1991
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With this book practitioners responsible for analyzing, specifying or evaluating RCS imaging systems will be able to define performance limits using basic physical and mathematical principles. Information on instrumentation systems for acquiring data and two new chapters on applications of new techniques are included. The emphasis of the book is on imaging as applied to radar cross-section measurements. With it the reader will learn how to use the latest techniques to perform RCS imaging in laboratory or outdoor test ranges. This book is suitable for self-study or for use in a short course for practising engineers.

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Concept of Radar Imagingp. 1
Objectives and Organization of the Textp. 2
Referencesp. 4
Fundamental Imaging Conceptsp. 5
Direct Imaging Methodsp. 5
Synthetic Imaging Methodsp. 7
Range Processingp. 7
Synthetic Aperture Processingp. 14
Doppler Processingp. 27
Holographic Processingp. 33
Relation of Imaging Methodsp. 39
Referencesp. 40
Instrumentation and Signal Processing for RCS Imagingp. 43
Instrumentationp. 43
Performance Criteriap. 43
Stepped-Frequency CW Systemsp. 52
Pulsed, Stepped-Frequency Systemsp. 56
Swept Frequency, Linear-FM Systemsp. 63
I/Q Demodulationp. 66
Signal Processingp. 69
Coherent Integrationp. 69
Fourier Transformsp. 71
Windowsp. 74
Interpolationp. 75
Analytic Signalsp. 81
Referencesp. 82
Two-Dimensional Range and Cross-Range Imaging of Rotating Objectsp. 85
Range Processingp. 86
Cross-Range Processingp. 89
Experimental Methods for Two-Dimensional Imagingp. 108
Calibration Methodp. 109
Selection of Parametersp. 115
Experimental Proceduresp. 116
Examples of Two-Dimensional Imagesp. 122
Extension to Three-Dimensional Imagingp. 131
Referencesp. 137
Focused Synthetic-Aperture Processingp. 139
Synthetic Aperture Focusing for CW Signalsp. 139
Synthetic Aperture Focusing for Wideband Signalsp. 151
Wide-Angle, Wideband Focused Synthetic Aperture Processingp. 164
Spectral Sampling from Bistatic Measurementsp. 177
Generalized Focused Imagingp. 183
Referencesp. 198
Tomographic Imagingp. 201
Fourier Reconstruction Methodp. 202
Filtered Back-Projection Methodp. 205
Application to Radar Imagingp. 212
Referencesp. 216
Maximum Entropy Methodsp. 219
Maximum Entropy Methodp. 220
Autoregressive Model Methodsp. 223
Referencesp. 243
Rectification of Curved Two-Dimensional Radar Image Fieldsp. 245
Application of Tapered Windows to Annular-Shaped Spectrap. 255
Referencesp. 265
Indexp. 267
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ISBN: 9780890063897
ISBN-10: 0890063893
Series: Radar Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 19th December 1991
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Type: Revised