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Weak signal detection technology for synthetic aperture ladar
Author(s): Li-li Wang; Xiao-dong Zeng; Zhe-jun Feng; Chang-qing Cao
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Paper Abstract

When remote objects are detected by use of SAL, weak echo signal is easy to be interfered by noises. To obtain high receiving performance, the amplifier and signal processing system should be carefully designed. In this paper, the circuit consisting of the microwave filter, the pre-amplifier and the main amplier is designed under the condition of photodiode impedance matching. The major noises of PIN photo diode are analyzed and a low noise pre-amplifier circuit is designed,which can improve the signal to noise ratio ( SNR ) effectively. The noises are filtered by a microwave filter. The circuit self-excited owing to high frequency operating is also taken into account. Some measures that the device is reasonably selected and the circuit is legitimately designed are implemented. The anti-interference of the circuit and the ability of restraining self-excited are improved by shielding box etc. Experimental results indicate that the receiving circuit has small volume and high reliability with high performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7382, International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging 2009: Laser Sensing and Imaging, 73821I (28 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.836540
Show Author Affiliations
Li-li Wang, Xidian Univ. (China)
Xiao-dong Zeng, Xidian Univ. (China)
Zhe-jun Feng, Xidian Univ. (China)
Chang-qing Cao, Xidian Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7382:
International Symposium on Photoelectronic Detection and Imaging 2009: Laser Sensing and Imaging
Farzin Amzajerdian; Chun-qing Gao; Tian-yu Xie, Editor(s)

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