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Phenomenology of Low Probability of Intercept Synthetic Aperture Radar via Frank Codes

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Authors
Romero, Ric A.
Garren, David A.
Pace, Phillip E.
Subjects
synthetic aperture radar
low probability of intercept
radar imaging
radar theory
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Date of Issue
2014-06-13
Date
June 13, 2014
Publisher
SPIE
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Abstract
This paper investigates techniques for using low probability of intercept (LPI) modulation techniques for forming synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery. This analysis considers a speci c waveform type based upon Frank codes in providing for the LPI capability via phase shift keying (PSK) modulation. A correlation receiver that is matched to the transmitted waveform is utilized to generate a set of SAR data. This analysis demonstrates the ability to form SAR images based upon simulated radar measurements collected by a notional radar sensor that has ability to transmit and receive Frank-coded waveforms and to form SAR images based upon the results of a correlation receiver. Spotlight-mode SAR images are generated using the Frank-coded waveforms and their properties are analyzed and discussed.
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Article
Description
The article of record as published may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2048638
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Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Organization
Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
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Format
9 p.
Citation
Proc. of SPIE, Volume 9093 909302-1 (2014),
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This publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
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