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Results from the DARPA and ONR synthetic aperture sonar programs
Author(s): Ralph E. Chatham; Matthew A. Nelson; Enson Chang
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Paper Abstract

SAR processing has revolutionized radar imaging over the past 35 years. SAR techniques are now being applied employed in sonar processing; the enabling technologies being adaptive focusing techniques imported from the SAR world. Synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) produces acoustic images with high resolution that is independent of range. Moreover, within the limits of diffraction, that resolution is also independent of frequency, thus making available a wide engineering trade-space within which sensor performance may be optimized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 2000
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4038, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets V, (22 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.396268
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Ralph E. Chatham, Dynamics Technology Inc. (United States)
Matthew A. Nelson, Dynamics Technology Inc. (United States)
Enson Chang, Dynamics Technology Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4038:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets V
Abinash C. Dubey; James F. Harvey; J. Thomas Broach; Regina E. Dugan, Editor(s)

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