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Technology progress in microelectronics promote on-board imaging of spaceborne SAR
Author(s): Xinfeng Xu
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Paper Abstract

The realization of spaceborne SAR imaging on-board is a necessary trend for digital avionics in speedily advancing SAR remote sensors. Powerful and efficient application-specific instruction-set processors (ASIPs) play a leading role in this solution to keep data processing system functioning real-time. A few improving methodologies, technologies and advanced EDA tools in microelectronics make it possible to design such a SAR imaging processor easier and faster. Some evident and important delegates of them, including system-level modeling and simulation for SAR imaging algorithm, available IP library designed by experts, ideas of designing domain-specific SoC with multiple processors and the microelectronic ways to ruggedize avionics applied in space radiation-active environment, are presented heuristically in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6795, Second International Conference on Space Information Technology, 679540 (10 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.774537
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Xinfeng Xu, Institute of Microelectronics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6795:
Second International Conference on Space Information Technology

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