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  • Calibration, performance, and imaging tests of a fully digital synthetic aperture interferometer radiometer 

    Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Hyuk, Park; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (2012-06-28)
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    This work presents the calibration, characterization, and imaging tests of the Passive Advanced Unit-Synthetic Aperture instrument (PAU-SA). PAU-SA is a fully digital -shaped two-dimensional synthetic aperture interferometric ...
  • Denormalization of visibilities for in-orbit calibration of interferometric radiometers 

    Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Beraza Robledano, Santiago; Gutiérrez, C.; Martín Neira, Manuel (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2006-10-31)
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    This paper reviews the relative calibration of an interferometric radiometer taking into account the experimental results of the first batch of receivers developed in the frame of the European Space Agency's Soil Moisture ...
  • Latitudinal and seasonal SMOS amplitude calibration assessment 

    Gonzalez Gambau, Verónica; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Turiel, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The consistency of MIRAS amplitude calibration along the mission is a key issue to ensure a stable and accurate long-term dataset of ESA's SMOS soil moisture and ocean salinity data. Recent studies have revealed latitudinal ...
  • PAU-SA: a synthetic aperture interferometric radiometer test bed for potential improvements in future missions 

    Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Hyuk, Park; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (2012-06)
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    The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission is an Earth Explorer Opportunity mission from the European Space Agency (ESA). Its goal is to produce global maps of soil moisture and ocean salinity using the Microwave ...
  • Validation and experimental tests of the PAU-synthetic aperture radiometer 

    Ramos Pérez, Isaac; Forte Veliz, Giuseppe Francesco; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Bosch Lluís, Xavier; Rodríguez Álvarez, Nereida; Valencia Domènech, Enric; Hyuk, Park; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    This paper presents calibration and the radiometric performance of the Passive Advanced Unit Synthetic Aperture (PAU-SA) in order to verify the instrument's characterization.