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Ultrawideband SAR signature investigations based on electromagnetic models and measurements
Author(s): Check F. Lee; Bradley T. Binder
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Paper Abstract

The performance of an electric field integral equation (EFIE) model is discussed in the context of target detection and classification. This EFIE model, which is a modified version of the Finite Element Radiation model developed at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, was used to simulate VHF SAR signatures of ground targets. These SAR signatures were studied and compared with signatures generated from data colelcted by the CARABAS sensor during a 1993 Foliage Penetration Radar experiment. It was found that the EFIE model can provide adequate RCS values and distributions for gound target detection studies. It was also found that the simulated images have reasonable spatial appearance and may be useful for ground target classification studies.

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Date Published: 5 June 1995
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 2487, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery II, (5 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210864
Show Author Affiliations
Check F. Lee, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
Bradley T. Binder, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2487:
Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery II
Dominick A. Giglio, Editor(s)

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