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Multi-DSP board for compact real-time synthetic aperture radar systems
Author(s): Lars Friebe; Helge Kloos; Jens Peter Wittenburg; Willm Hinrichs; Hanno Lieske; Peter Pirsch
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Paper Abstract

Real-time SAR processing requires high computational power. At the Laboratorium fur Informationstechnologie a parallel DSP called HiPAR-DSP 16 was developed, which is optimized for image processing algorithms. In this paper we present a compact multi-DSP board utilizing the HiPAR-DSP 16. The board can deliver a performance of up to 15 GOPS, has a volume of 160 X 230 X 20 mm, and consumes less than 20 W. The first version of the board is used for filtering of SAR data to show the capabilities of the system. An estimation showed that our board can process an wk algorithm with a rangeline length of 4096 samples and a PRF of 600 Hz in real-time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 August 2001
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4366, Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing VI, (31 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.438087
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Lars Friebe, Univ. Hannover (Germany)
Helge Kloos, Univ. Hannover (Germany)
Jens Peter Wittenburg, Univ. Hannover (Germany)
Willm Hinrichs, Univ. Hannover (Germany)
Hanno Lieske, Univ. Hannover (Germany)
Peter Pirsch, Univ. Hannover (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4366:
Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing VI
Robert Lee Murrer, Editor(s)

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