12 May 1992 Wideband polarimetric 2-D ISAR for cooperative targets
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Proceedings Volume 1630, Synthetic Aperture Radar; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.59004
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
The paper is about the design and working principles of an experimental polarimetric ISAR system for measuring two-dimensional polarimetric radar signatures of aircraft in dynamic operational environments. The system is based on targets equipped with a coherent transponder for generating a reference signal which upon reception is used in the receiver to compensate for non-linearity in the VCO-generated linear-FM signal, as well as for performing the required motion compensation with optimum accuracy. The system makes it possible to study 2-D polarimetric ISAR in an "ideal" situation, where the limitations are due to factors other than motion compensation. Preliminary results demonstrating the functionality of the system are included.
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Ernst Krogager, "Wideband polarimetric 2-D ISAR for cooperative targets", Proc. SPIE 1630, Synthetic Aperture Radar, (12 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59004; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.59004
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