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Suppression of radio frequency inteference (RFI) for synchronous impulse reconstruction ultra-wideband radar
Author(s): Lam Nguyen; Mehrdad Soumekh
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Paper Abstract

This paper is concerned with the issues associated with the suppression of radio frequency interference (RFI) for a synchronous impulse reconstruction (SIRE) ultra-wideband (UWB) synthetic aperture radar (SAR) that is currently being designed and built at the Army Research Laboratory. In this effort, we are developing the next version of the UWB radar that can employ inexpensive A/D converters to digitize wideband signals using the equivalent time sampling technique. In this presentation, we provide an analytical model for the signature of the RFI sources that are measured via an equivalent time sampling scheme. This formulation reveals spectral as well as temporal properties of the measured RFI signals that would aid a user in developing sniff (passive) data collection strategies for constructing adaptive digital signal processing methods for suppressing RFI sources.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5808, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XII, (19 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.603773
Show Author Affiliations
Lam Nguyen, Army Research Lab. (United States)
Mehrdad Soumekh, M. Soumekh Consultant (United States)
SUNY/Univ. at Buffalo (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5808:
Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XII
Edmund G. Zelnio; Frederick D. Garber, Editor(s)

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