1 May 1992 Polarization dependence in ultrawideband impulsive radar target versus clutter discrimination
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Proceedings Volume 1631, Ultrawideband Radar; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.59031
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
An account is given of the basic principles of radar polarimetry, and various optimization procedures for the propagation (scattering) range operator equation and the received-power expressions are presented and compared. On the basis of a complete description of isolated and distributed scatterers, polarimetric target classification, target vs clutter discrimination, and optimal polarimetric contrast enhancement algorithms are derived; these should be useful in the interpretation of wideband polarimetric data sets obtained with wideband coherent, dual (orthogonal) polarization channel radar systems.
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Wolfgang-Martin Boerner, Wolfgang-Martin Boerner, Chuang-Li Liu, Chuang-Li Liu, Xin Zhang, Xin Zhang, Vivek Naik, Vivek Naik, } "Polarization dependence in ultrawideband impulsive radar target versus clutter discrimination", Proc. SPIE 1631, Ultrawideband Radar, (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59031; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.59031


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