24 August 2000 Digitally spotlighted subaperture SAR image formation using high-performance computing
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This paper is concerned with the implementation of the SAR wavefront reconstruction algorithm on a high performance computer. For this purpose, the imaging algorithm is reformulated as a coherent processing (spectral combination) of images that are formed from a set of subapertures of the available synthetic aperture. This is achieved in conjunction with extracting the signature of a specific target region (digital spotlighting). Issues that are associated with implementing the algorithm on SMP-HPCs and DMP-HPCs are discussed. The results using the FOPEN P-3 SAR data are provided.
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Mehrdad Soumekh, Mehrdad Soumekh, Gernot Guenther, Gernot Guenther, Mark H. Linderman, Mark H. Linderman, Ralph L. Kohler, Ralph L. Kohler, } "Digitally spotlighted subaperture SAR image formation using high-performance computing", Proc. SPIE 4053, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery VII, (24 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.396338; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.396338
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