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Near-Space Wide-Swath Radar Imaging With Multiaperture Antenna

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1 Author(s)
Wen-Qin Wang ; Sch. of Commun. & Inf. Eng., Univ. of Electron. Sci. & Technol. of China, Chengdu, China

Near-space, defined as the altitude region between 20 and 100 km, offers many capabilities that are not accessible for low Earth-orbit (LEO) satellites or airplanes because it is above storm and not constrained by orbital mechanics and high fuel consumption. Hence, a high flying speed can be obtained for the maneuvering vehicles operating in near-space. This offers a promising solution to simultaneous high-resolution and wide-swath synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging. As such, one near-space wide-swath SAR imaging technique is presented in this letter. The system configuration, signal model, and imaging scheme are described. An example near-space SAR system is designed, and its imaging performance is analyzed. Simulation results show that near-space maneuvering vehicle SAR indeed seems to be a promising solution to wide-swath SAR imaging.

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Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE  (Volume:8 )

Date of Publication:

2009

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