Microwave Radiometer Systems: Design and Analysis / Edition 2

Microwave Radiometer Systems: Design and Analysis / Edition 2

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Microwave Radiometer Systems: Design and Analysis / Edition 2

Thoroughly revising and updating an Artech House classic from 1989, this authoritative resource offers you a comprehensive and current understanding of radiometer systems and shows you how to design a system based on given specifications, taking into acco

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ISBN-13: 9781580539746
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/05/2006
Series: Artech House Remote Sensing Library
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Niels Skou a professor at the Technical University of Denmark, where he earned both his Ph.D. and Dr.Sc. in electrical engineering. Previously, he worked for the Microwave Sensors Branch of the Goddard Space Flight Center at NASA. Dr. Skou is a Fellow of the IEEE. David M. Le Vine works for the Instrumentation Sciences Branch of the Goddard Space Flight Center at NASA. Dr. Le Vine earned his M.S. in physics and electrical engineering and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering, both at the University of Michigan. He is a fellow of the IEEE and a member of the American Geophysical Union.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Summary. The Radiometer Receiver, Sensitivity and Accuracy. Radiometer Principles. Radiometer Receivers on Block Diagram Level. Example: The DTU Noise-Injection Radiometers. Polarimetric Radiometers. Synthetic Aperture Radiometer Principles. Receiver Calibration and Linearity. Sensitivity and Accuracy: Experiments with Basic Radiometer Receivers. Radiometer Antennas and Real Aperture Imaging Considerations. Relationships Between Swathwidth, Footprint, Integration time, Sensitivity, Frequency, and Other Parameters for Satellite-Borne Real Aperture Imaging Systems. First Example of Spaceborne Imager: Second Example of Spaceborne Imager: A Sea Salinity/Soil Moisture Push-Broom Radiometer System. Examples of Synthetic Aperture Radiometers. References. Acronyms. Index.

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