Lu, Jiaguo

Design Technology of Synthetic Aperture Radar

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An authoritative work on Synthetic Aperture Radar system engineering, with key focus on high resolution imaging, moving target indication, and system engineering technology

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is a powerful microwave remote sensing technique that is used to create high resolution two or three-dimensional representations of objects, such as landscapes, independent of weather conditions and sunlight illumination. SAR technology is a multidisciplinary field that involves microwave technology, antenna technology, signal processing, and image information processing. The use of SAR technology continues grow at a rapid pace in a variety of applications such as high-resolution wide-swath observation, multi-azimuth information acquisition, high-temporal information acquisition, 3-D terrain mapping, and image quality improvement. Design Technology of Synthetic Aperture Radar provides detailed coverage of the fundamental concepts, theories, technology, and design of SAR systems and sub-systems.

Supported by the author’s over two decades of research and practice experience in the field, this in-depth volume systematically describes SAR design and presents the latest research developments. Providing examination of all topics relevant to SAR—from radar and antenna system design to receiver technology and signal and image information processing—this comprehensive resource:

  • Provides wide-ranging, up-to-date examination of all major topics related to SAR science, systems, and software
  • Includes guidelines to conduct grounding system designs and analysis
  • Offers coverage of all SAR algorithm classes and detailed SAR algorithms suitable for enabling software implementations
  • Surveys SAR and computed imaging literature of the last sixty years
  • Emphasizes high resolution imaging, moving target indication, and system engineering

Design Technology of Synthetic Aperture Radar is indispensable for graduate students majoring in SAR system design, microwave antenna, signal and information processing as well as engineers and technicians involved in SAR system techniques.


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John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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Wiley - IEEE
Page amount
336 pages
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