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  • Performance assessment of a homodyne laser radar for surface displacement monitoring 

    Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Mesalles Nalda, Eloy (Spie-Int Society Optical Engineering, 2001-12-31)
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  • Phase quality optimization in Orbital Differential SAR Interferometry with fully polarimetric data 

    Monells Miralles, Daniel; Iglesias González, Rubén; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; López Martínez, Carlos (IEEE, 2012)
    Conference report
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    Orbital Differential SAR Interferometry (DInSAR) is a well-known technique to retrieve terrain deformation phenomena from wide areas with high resolution. Historically its application has been limited to single polarization ...
  • Polarimetric coherence optimization for interferometric differential applications 

    Pipia, Luca; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; López Martínez, Carlos; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (2009)
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    In this paper, the potentials of polarimetric coherenceoptimization techniques for differential interferometric SAR (DInSAR) applications are examined. For this purpose, the cutting-edge approaches available in the ...
  • Polarimetric radar interferometry for improved mine detection and surface clutter rejection 

    Sagués Piella, Lluís; López Márquez, Miguel Ángel; Fortuny, Joaquim; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Sieber, Alois (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2001-06-30)
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    A recently developed technique, polarimetric radar interferometry, is applied to tackle the problem of the detection of buried objects embedded in surface clutter. An experiment with a fully polarimetric radar in an anechoic ...
  • Polarimetric speckle noise effects in quantitative physical parameters retrieval 

    López Martínez, Carlos; Hajnsek, I.; Lee, J. S.; Pottier, Eric; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier (IEE-INST ELEC ENG, 2006-06-30)
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    Quantitative estimation of physical parameters of the Earth's surface is currently an active area of research. Multidimensional synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems appear in this framework as a tool capable of performing ...
  • Polarimetric temporal analysis of urban environments with a ground-based SAR 

    Pipia, Luca; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; López Martínez, Carlos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-04)
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    Revisiting time constitutes a key constraint for continuous monitoring activities based on space- and airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) acquisitions. Conversely, the employment of terrestrial platforms overcomes ...
  • Prospección con radar de subsuelo para mejorar la nanozonificación sísmica de ciudades densas: aplicación en grandes calles de Barcelona 

    Muñoz Alba, Mercedes (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-10-21)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    Los estudios de zonificación sísmica son una de las evaluaciones necesarias para analizar riesgo sísmico. Mediante los mismos se definen zonas en las cuales la respuesta del suelo al paso de las ondas sísmicas es similar. ...
  • Prototipo de un dispositivo de transporte para equipos GPR 

    Borrell Fernández, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-01-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    El contingut d’aquest projecte es basa en el redisseny d’un dispositiu per al transport de un georadar. Es parteix d’un dispositiu ja dissenyat i s’estudia les mancances tècniques i de confort d’aquest. Seguidament es ...
  • El Radar : de dónde viene y hacia dónde va 

    Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Telecomunicació de Barcelona, 1994)
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  • Radar biestàtic sincronitzat per Hitchhiking 

    Pous i Sabadí, Carles; Aguasca Solé, Albert; Elias Fusté, Antoni; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Telecomunicació de Barcelona, 1993)
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  • Radiometric Sensitivity Computation in Aperture Synthesis Interferometric Radiometry 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Torres Torres, Francisco (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 1998-03-31)
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    This paper is concerned with the radiometric sensitivity computation of an aperture synthesis interferometric radiometer devoted to Earth observation. The impact of system parameters and the use of simultaneous redundant ...
  • Radiometric sensitivity computation in aperture synthesis interferometric radiometry 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Torres Torres, Francisco (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 1998-03-01)
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    This paper is concerned with the radiometric sensitivity computation of an aperture synthesis interferometric radiometer devoted to Earth observation. The impact of system parameters and the use of simultaneous redundant ...
  • Refined estimation of time-varying baseline errors in airborne SAR interferometry 

    Reigber, Andreas; Prats Iraola, Pau; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (IEEE, 2006-01-31)
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    The processing of airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data requires a precise compensation of the deviations of the platform movement from a straight line. This is usually carried out by recording the trajectory with ...
  • Resolution in evaluation of structural elements by using ground-penetrating radar 

    Pérez Gracia, María de la Vega (2009-10-29)
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    Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is a non-invasive geophysical technique widely used in civil engineering, archaeology and shallow geology. Radar images of the inner media provides information about inner.
  • Resonant pulse-shaping power supply for radar transmitters 

    Bell Rodriguez, Miguel Victoria Ramo; Roberg, Michael; Pack, Riley; Garcia Fernandez, Pablo; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Popoviç, Zoya; Maksimovic, Dragan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    The final radiofrequency power amplifier (PA) of a radar transmitter module is a large factor in system efficiency. Typical radar transmitter signals are frequency-modulated with constant-amplitude pulse envelopes in order ...
  • Results on spatial-temporal atmospheric phase screen retrieval from long-term GEOSAR acquisition 

    Ruiz Rodon, Josep; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Makhoul Varona, Eduardo; Monti Guarnieri, Andrea; Rocca, Fabbio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    In this paper, a high integration gain GEOSAR mission for Earth imaging is presented. The spatial-temporal atmospheric decorrelation issues of a long integration time GEOSAR mission must be carefully studied. The ...
  • RF interference analisys in aperture synthesis interferometric radiometers: Application to L-band MIRAS instrument 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Capdevila Vives, Joan (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2000-03-31)
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    Current spaceborne radiometers do not achieve the required spatial resolution demanded by the scientific community due to antenna-size technological limitations. In recent years, several space agencies have been studying ...
  • Robust array configuration for a microwave interferometric radiometer: application to the geoSTAR project 

    Torres Torres, Francisco; Tanner, Alan B.; Brown, S. T.; Lambrigsten, Bjorn H. (IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2007-01-31)
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    The Geostationary Synthetic Thinned Array Radiometer represents a promising new approach to microwave atmospheric sounding from geostationary orbit based on passive interferometry. One of the major concerns about the ...
  • SAR Interferometric phase noise reduction using wavelet transform 

    López Martínez, Carlos; Cànovas, Xavier Fàbregas; Chandra, A. M. (IEE-INST ELEC ENG, 2001-05-31)
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    The problem of synthetic aperture radar interferometric phase noise reduction is addressed. A new technique based on discrete wavelet transforms is presented. This technique guarantees high resolution phase estimation ...
  • Simulació estadística de clutter marí amb models de distribució K 

    González Moragas, Oriol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-07)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    120 months embargo
    English: The aim of this project is the simulation of the radar echo signal scattered by the sea surface which is called "Sea clutter". This project is related with the SAR MTI systems which are a type of radar systems ...