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A generalization of DPCA processing for multichannel SAR/GMTI radars

 
: Cerutti-Maori, D.; Sikaneta, I.

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IEEE transactions on geoscience and remote sensing 51 (2013), Nr.1, S.560-572
ISSN: 0196-2892
ISSN: 0018-9413
Englisch
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Fraunhofer FHR ()

Abstract
This paper generalizes the well-known displaced-phase-center antenna (DPCA) method for efficient ground moving target indication (GMTI) with a two-channel synthetic aperture radar (SAR) to any multichannel SAR/GMTI radars independent of the number of receive channels. This processing method called extended DPCA (EDPCA) is derived in this paper and is applied to data acquired with the Canadian RADARSAT-2 satellite. The expected GMTI performance of RADARSAT-2 after EDPCA processing is compared to results achieved with measured RADARSAT-2 data recorded during several trials in order to validate the developed theory.

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