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Along-track interferometry by one-bit-coded SAR signals
Author(s): Vito Pascazio; Gilda Schirinzi; Alfonso Farina
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we consider the detection of a moving point target using two SAR antennas mounted on the same aircraft and spatially separated in the along track (cross range) direction. We consider two cases: conventionally quantized raw data and signum coded (SC or one bit coded) raw data. The performance of the presented along track interferometric system is evaluated by comparing the probability of false alarm and the probability of detection obtained in the two cases. Numerical results show that is possible to achieve comparable performances for both coding techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4173, SAR Image Analysis, Modeling, and Techniques III, (21 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.410666
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Vito Pascazio, Istituto Univ. Navale (Italy)
Gilda Schirinzi, Univ. degli Studi di Cassino (Italy) and Istituto di Ricerca per l'Elettromagnetismo e i C (Italy)
Alfonso Farina, Alenia Marconi Systems (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4173:
SAR Image Analysis, Modeling, and Techniques III
Francesco Posa; Luciano Guerriero, Editor(s)

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