31 May 2013 Three-dimensional radar imaging of buildings based on computer models
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This paper describes the study of a through-the-wall radar system for three-dimensional (3-D) building imaging, based on computer simulations. Two possible configurations are considered, corresponding to an airborne spotlight and a ground-based strip-map geometry. The paper details all the steps involved in this analysis: creating the computational meshes, calculating the radar signals scattered by the target, forming the radar images, and processing the images for visualization and interpretation. Particular attention is given to the scattering phenomenology and its dependence on the system geometry. The images are created via the backprojection algorithm and further processed using a constant falsealarm rate (CFAR) detector. We discuss methods of 3-D image visualization and interpretation of the results.
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Traian Dogaru, Traian Dogaru, DaHan Liao, DaHan Liao, Calvin Le, Calvin Le, "Three-dimensional radar imaging of buildings based on computer models", Proc. SPIE 8714, Radar Sensor Technology XVII, 87140L (31 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2016076; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2016076


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