12 May 2016 Three-dimensional radar imaging techniques and systems for near-field applications
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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed three-dimensional holographic (synthetic aperture) radar imaging techniques and systems for a wide variety of near-field applications. These applications include radar crosssection (RCS) imaging, personnel screening, standoff concealed weapon detection, concealed threat detection, throughbarrier imaging, ground penetrating radar (GPR), and non-destructive evaluation (NDE). Sequentially-switched linear arrays are used for many of these systems to enable high-speed data acquisition and 3-D imaging. In this paper, the techniques and systems will be described along with imaging results that demonstrate the utility of near-field 3-D radar imaging for these compelling applications.
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David M. Sheen, Thomas E. Hall, Douglas L. McMakin, A. Mark Jones, Jonathan R. Tedeschi, "Three-dimensional radar imaging techniques and systems for near-field applications", Proc. SPIE 9829, Radar Sensor Technology XX, 98290V (12 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2229235; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2229235
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