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Novel architecture for real-time one-bit-coded SAR data processing
Author(s): Giuseppe Cocorullo; Giorgio Franceschetti; Mario Magliulo; Vito Pascazio; Gilda Schirinzi
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Paper Abstract

Processing of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data can be implemented either in space domain or in transformed (spatial) frequency domain. The latter is the usual technique, due to availability of Fast Fourier Transform codes. However, for one bit coded signals direct space domain processing may be a very convenient alternative. It is noted that one bit coding does not impair amplitude and phase information, it the signal to noise ratio is small; and that processing of one bit coded sequences can be conveniently implemented by simple digital integrated circuits. A processor for one-bit coded SAR data has been designed for real-time operations: simulation and expected performance of this processor is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 August 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1941, Ground Sensing, (31 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154685
Show Author Affiliations
Giuseppe Cocorullo, IRECE-CNR (Italy)
Giorgio Franceschetti, IRECE-CNR and Univ. degli Studi di Napoli (Italy)
Mario Magliulo, IRECE-CNR (Italy)
Vito Pascazio, Istituto Univ. Navale (Italy)
Gilda Schirinzi, IRECE-CNR (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1941:
Ground Sensing
Hatem N. Nasr, Editor(s)

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