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Adaptive Beamforming Using Real Arithmetic
Author(s): C R Ward; P J Hargrave; J G McWhirter
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Paper Abstract

Two different techniques are proposed for implementing an adaptive beamformer using a systolic QR decomposition array based on real rather than complex Givens rotations. These are compared in terms of their computational requirements, sensitivity to phase and amplitude imbalance, and effect on the reception of a desired signal.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 January 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0826, Advanced Algorithms and Architectures for Signal Processing II, (21 January 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942010
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C R Ward, STC Technology Ltd (UK)
P J Hargrave, STC Technology Ltd (UK)
J G McWhirter, Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (UK)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0826:
Advanced Algorithms and Architectures for Signal Processing II
Franklin T. Luk, Editor(s)

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