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Evaluation of ultrawideband echo data using bispectral processing techniques
Author(s): Vasilis Z. Marmarelis; David Sheby; Elizabeth C. Kisenwether; Todd Alan Erdley
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Paper Abstract

Preliminary results are presented from evaluations of ultrawideband (UWB) radar echo signal data, using both bispectral processing and the affine approach of kernel analysis. It appears possible to describe the backscatter properties of radar-absorbing materials and clutter-type materials, raising the prospect of a characterization of material types on the basis of UWB echo signal processing. Because these techniques are effective under low S/N operating conditions, they may be of great practical significance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 1631, Ultrawideband Radar, (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59030
Show Author Affiliations
Vasilis Z. Marmarelis, MultiSpec Corp. (United States)
David Sheby, MultiSpec Corp. (United States)
Elizabeth C. Kisenwether, HRB Systems, Inc. (United States)
Todd Alan Erdley, HRB Systems, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1631:
Ultrawideband Radar
Ivan J. LaHaie, Editor(s)

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