3 May 2012 Preliminary performance analysis of the advanced pulse compression noise radar waveform
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Abstract
Noise radar systems encounter target fluctuation behavior similar to that of conventional systems. For noise radar systems, however, the fluctuations are not only dictated by target composition and geometry, but also by the non-uniform power envelope of their random transmit signals. This third dependency is of interest and serves as the basis for the preliminary analysis conducted in this manuscript. General conclusions are drawn on the implications of having a random power envelope and the impacts it could have on both the transmit and receive processes. Using an advanced pulse compression noise (APCN) radar waveform as the constituent signal, a computer simulation aids in quantifying potential losses and the impacts they might have on the detection performance of a real radar system.
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Mark A. Govoni, Mark A. Govoni, Lee R. Moyer, Lee R. Moyer, } "Preliminary performance analysis of the advanced pulse compression noise radar waveform", Proc. SPIE 8361, Radar Sensor Technology XVI, 836115 (3 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.923096; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.923096
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