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Interferometry in Radioastronomy and Radar Techniques - R. Wohlleben

Interferometry in Radioastronomy and Radar Techniques

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In recent years aperture synthesis and interferometry have become very powerful tools in radioastronomy. Investigation of distant galaxies, for example, have revealed structures with sizes of less than a kiloparsec. In general, the study of galaxies has benefited from the great power of these techniques.
Radar applications have also dramatically increased their quality by using the interferometry principle. Tracking and airborne radar can now determine position and velocity of objects with a much higher accuracy.
This book describes in the first six, short chapters the basics of interferometry and aperture synthesis. The following two, long chapters treat the aspects of radioastronomical interferometers and radar applications of interferometry in great detail. The text offers readers a very good opportunity to familiarize themselves with the mathematical background of these very complex techniques.
For researchers and students in radioastronomy and electrical engineering.

Preface
Foreword
List of Symbols
Latin Symbols
Greek Symbols
Introduction
Characteristic Magnitudes of Cosmic Radio Radiation
Reception of Quasi-Monochromatic, Partially Polarized Plane Waves
Reception of Randomly Polarized Waves from an Extended, Incoherent Source
Theory of Linear Spatial Filters
Interterometric Techniques
Radioastronomical Interferometers
Radar Applications of Interferometry
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780792304647
ISBN-10: 0792304640
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 31st December 1990
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.46