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Digital Beam Forming Processor
Author(s): Earl E. Swartzlander; Joe M. McKay
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Paper Abstract

A totally digital approach to radar beam forming implementation is being developed. This paper describes the signal processor design approach, with emphasis on the methodology employed to maximize the payoff of VLSI technology. An emulation of the beam former was developed using a network of microprocessors to allow algorithm development and parameter verification.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 December 1980
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0241, Real-Time Signal Processing III, (24 December 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959250
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Earl E. Swartzlander, TRW (United States)
Joe M. McKay, Ballistic Missile Defense Advanced Technology Center (BMDATC) (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0241:
Real-Time Signal Processing III
Tien F. Tao, Editor(s)

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