1 May 2017 Multistatic passive coherent location resource optimization
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Passive Coherent Location (PCL) is a developing radar technique, in which the system processes reflections from opportunistic illumination sources in the environment for detection and tracking. Many developments and improvements of PCL implement pseudo-monostatic and bistatic radar configurations; however, with the proliferation of commercial communication systems, the spectrally dense environment suggests the use of a heterogenous multistatic PCL system. This paper develops error minimization criteria to adjust and optimize available resources to a wideband PCL receiver. The method introduces the concept of self ambiguity as an error metric and implements this as a criterion to test varying PCL scenarios with differing transmitter modulation waveforms. The paper compares this to available techniques and the global minimum error available.
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Sean A. Kaiser, Sean A. Kaiser, Andrew J. Christianson, Andrew J. Christianson, Ram M. Narayanan, Ram M. Narayanan, } "Multistatic passive coherent location resource optimization", Proc. SPIE 10188, Radar Sensor Technology XXI, 1018803 (1 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2262301; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2262301
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