Radar Target Imaging

Radar Target Imaging

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642851148
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/15/2011
Series: Springer Series on Wave Phenomena , #13
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
Pages: 195
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- References.- 2 Radar Polarimetry: Applications to Radar Systems.- 2.1 Polarization Behavior of Different Radar Objects.- 2.2 Some Implementation Aspects.- 2.2.1 Dual-Polarization Radar Configurations.- 2.2.2 Polarization Adaptation.- 2.2.3 Radar System Requirements.- 2.3 Optimum Radar Receivers for Target Detection in the Clear.- 2.3.1 Some Optimum Receiver Structures.- 2.3.2 Some Remarks on Performance Evaluation.- 2.4 Evaluation of Polarimetric Doppler Resolution Through Cramèr-Rao Bounds.- 2.4.1 Signal Modeling.- 2.4.2 Cramèr-Rao Bound and Maximum Likelihood Estimation.- 2.5 Adaptive Polarization Cancellation of Partially Polarized Disturbance.- 2.5.1 Improving Signal/Disturbance Ratio Through Polarization Adaptation.- 2.5.2 Polarization Adaptation for Disturbance Cancellation.- 2.5.3 Results on Adaptive Polarization Cancellation of Partially Polarized Disturbance.- 2.6 Conclusions and Perspectives.- References.- 3 Fine Resolution of Radar Targets.- 3.1 Connection Between Creeping Waves and the Singularity Expansion Method.- 3.1.1 Watson Transformation.- 3.1.2 Singularity Expansion Method: Conducting Targets.- 3.1.3 Dielectric Targets.- 3.2 Surface Wave Resonances on Smooth Targets of General Shape.- 3.2.1 Finite Circular-Cylindrical Cavity.- 3.2.2 Resonances of Conducting Finite Cylinders and Prolate Spheroids.- 3.2.3 Phase Matching of Surface Waves on Conducting Spheroids.- 3.3 Application to Inverse Scattering.- 3.3.1 Radar Spectroscopy.- 3.3.2 The Inverse Scattering Problem for a Coated Conducting Sphere.- 3.3.3 Transient Observation of Resonance Frequencies..- 3.4 Conclusions.- References.- 4 A Unified Theory of Multidimensional Electromagnetic Vector Inverse Scattering Within the Kirchhoff or Born Approximation.- 4.1 Integral Representations for Electromagnetic Scattering by Perfectly Conducting and Dielectric Scatterers.- 4.2 Linearization in Terms of the Born or Kirchhoff Approximation for Plane Wave Incidence.- 4.3 Dyadic Backpropagation in Terms of the Generalized Vector Holographic Fields.- 4.4 Solution of the Linearized Electric Vector Porter-Bojarski Equation in the Frequency Diversity Mode.- 4.4.1 Dielectric Scatterer Within the Born Approximation.- 4.4.2 Perfectly Conducting Scatterer Within the Kirchhoff Approximation.- 4.5 Numerical Simulations.- 4.6 Conclusions.- 4.A Some Properties of Singular Functions.- 4.B Computation of the Generalized Vector Holographic Field in Terms of the Scattering Amplitude.- References.- 5 The Measurement of Radar Cross Section.- 5.1 Measurement Theory.- 5.1.1 Calibration of Measurements.- 5.2 The OSU Measurement Range.- 5.2.1 Compact Range Architecture.- 5.2.2 Reflector Types and Trade Offs.- 5.2.3 The Feed.- 5.2.4 Test Target Support.- 5.2.5 Instrumentation.- 5.2.6 Range Sensitivity.- 5.3 Performance Analysis.- 5.3.1 Direction of Arrival.- 5.3.2 Near Field Imaging.- 5.3.3 Conclusions.- 5.4 Analysis of RCS Measurements.- 5.4.1 Frequency Domain Techniques.- 5.4.2 Aspect Angle Domain Processing.- References.

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