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Over the Horizon Radar : Radar Library - A.A. Kolosov

Over the Horizon Radar

Radar Library

By: A.A. Kolosov, W.F. Barton (Translator)

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Published: 19th October 1987
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Prefacep. ix
Characteristics of Over-the-Horizon Radarp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Features of Over-the Horizon Radarp. 4
Characteristics of Over-the-Horizon Radar Systemsp. 6
The Radar Equationp. 9
Introductionp. 9
The Standard Radar Equationp. 9
The General Radar Equationp. 10
Another Form of the Radar Equationp. 16
The Signal-to-Interference Ratiop. 17
The Performance of a Radar Systemp. 18
Losses due to System Imperfectionsp. 22
Methods for Calculating the Path Lossp. 27
Introductionp. 27
Theoretical Methods for Studying the Long-Range Propagation of High-Frequency Radio Wavesp. 28
Calculating the Spatial Field Energy Characteristics with the Ray Optics Approximationp. 50
The Results of Experimental Investigations into the Spectral Characteristics of Round-the-World Signalsp. 57
Estimating Attenuation Using a Semiphenomenological Modelp. 68
The Effective Target Cross Sectionp. 87
Introductionp. 87
The Characteristics of OTH Radio Wave Scattering from Objectsp. 88
The Radar Cross Section of Magnetically Oriented Disturbances in the Ionospheric Electron Density at High Frequencyp. 89
The Radar Cross Section of Meteor Trailsp. 91
The Radar Cross Section of Ascending Rocketsp. 93
The Radar Cross Section of Aircraftp. 98
High-Frequency Radar Interferencep. 103
Introductionp. 103
Internal Receiver Noisesp. 104
Atmospheric Interferencep. 104
Cosmic Noisep. 109
Industrial Interferencep. 110
Interference from Radio Stationsp. 112
Interference from Spurious and Out-of-Band Radio Transmissionsp. 120
The Net (Combined) Active Interferencep. 122
Clutterp. 125
Noise Resulting from Imperfections in the Receiverp. 130
High-Frequency Anti-interference Techniquesp. 135
Introductionp. 135
Selecting the Channel with the Minimum Level of Active Interferencep. 136
Adaptive Spatial Filteringp. 140
Correlation Loop Adaptive Antenna Systemsp. 144
Some Algorithms for Adaptive Spatial Filteringp. 153
Protection Against Narrowband Interferencep. 164
Methods for Suppressing Narrowband Interferencep. 168
The Influence of the Transmitted Waveform on the Antiinterference Performance and Accuracy of the Radarp. 171
Signal Detection and Parameter Estimationp. 177
Introductionp. 177
Criteria for Optimum Radar Detectionp. 177
Detecting Signals in a Background of Stationary Interference with Unknown Intensityp. 186
Detecting Signals in a Background of Nonstationary Interference from Radio Stationsp. 195
The Detection of a Signal in Clutterp. 200
Signal Parameter Estimationp. 205
The Characteristics of Signal Detection and Parmeter Estimation in Interference with Unknown Intensityp. 217
Track Processingp. 229
Signal Detection and Parameter Estimation in Interference with Unknown Angular Distributionp. 235
Introductionp. 235
The Signal and Interference Modelp. 236
Detecting a Signal in Temporally Uncorrelated Stationary Gaussian Interference with Unknown Interchannel Correlation Matrixp. 236
Detecting Signals in Nonstationary Active Interferencep. 244
Detecting a Signal in Clutter with Unknown Fluctuation Spectrump. 248
Estimating the Parameters of Signals in Interference with Unknown Angular Distributionp. 250
The Characteristics of Signal Detection and Estimation in Interference with Unknown Interchannel Correlation Matrixp. 254
Over-the-Horizon System Designp. 263
Introductionp. 263
Over-the-Horizon Radar Design Principlesp. 264
The WARF Over-the-Horizon Radarp. 273
Indexp. 281
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ISBN: 9780890062333
ISBN-10: 0890062331
Series: Radar Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 19th October 1987
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.61