1 May 1998 Inverse synthetic radar imaging of maneuvering targets
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Range Doppler imaging, a basic method used in inverse synthetic aperture radar (ISAR), is based on the uniform rotation model of a target. The rotation velocity and axis of a maneuvering aircraft often vary with time. Traditional imaging methods may blur the target image and even render it beyond recognition. A concept is presented for range- instantaneous Doppler imaging and a corresponding imaging method that can clearly improve the image quality of most maneuvering aircraft. The resulting images of real data show that the method is effective.
Zheng Bao, Zheng Bao, Genyuan Wang, Genyuan Wang, Lin Luo, Lin Luo, } "Inverse synthetic radar imaging of maneuvering targets," Optical Engineering 37(5), (1 May 1998). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.601670 . Submission:

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