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Optimal radar waveform design for moving target
Author(s): Binqi Zhu; Yesheng Gao; Kaizhi Wang; Xingzhao Liu
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Paper Abstract

An optimal radar waveform-design method is proposed to detect moving targets in the presence of clutter and noise. The clutter is split into moving and static parts. Radar-moving target/clutter models are introduced and combined with Neyman–Pearson criteria to design optimal waveforms. Results show that optimal waveform for a moving target is different with that for a static target. The combination of simple-frequency signals could produce maximum detectability based on different noise-power spectrum density situations. Simulations show that our algorithm greatly improves signal-to-clutter plus noise ratio of radar system. Therefore, this algorithm may be preferable for moving target detection when prior information on clutter and noise is available.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2016
PDF: 10 pages
J. Appl. Remote Sens. 10(3) 035002 doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.10.035002
Published in: Journal of Applied Remote Sensing Volume 10, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Binqi Zhu, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Yesheng Gao, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Kaizhi Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Xingzhao Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)

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