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Tomographic radar imaging of rotating structures
Author(s): Gerald G. Fliss
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Paper Abstract

A high PRF rate single frequency instrumentation radar is used to generate two-dimensional images of rotating structures such as helicopter blades and hubs. The technique utilizes a tomographic backprojection reconstruction algorithm where Doppler spectra generate cross-range one-dimensional profiles of the rotating structure. A simplified computer generated scattering model is developed to show proof-of-concept and aid in developing the reconstruction algorithm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1630, Synthetic Aperture Radar, (12 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59018
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Gerald G. Fliss, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1630:
Synthetic Aperture Radar
Richard D. McCoy; Martin E. Tanenhaus, Editor(s)

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