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Optical Engineering

Real-Time Optical Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Processor
Author(s): Demetri Psaltis; Kelvin Wagner
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Paper Abstract

A real-time optical synthetic aperture radar (SAR) processor is described. The processor utilizes an acousto-optic device as the input electronic-to-optical transducer and a CCD camera that serves as the optical detector and simultaneously performs the focusing of the SAR image in the azimuth direction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 21(5) doi: 10.1117/12.7972988
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 21, Issue 5
Show Author Affiliations
Demetri Psaltis, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Kelvin Wagner, California Institute of Technology (United States)


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