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dc.contributor.authorRuiz Rodon, Josep
dc.contributor.authorBroquetas Ibars, Antoni
dc.contributor.authorGonzález Arbesú, José María
dc.contributor.authorClosa Domínguez, Josep M.
dc.contributor.authorLabriola, M
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Física Aplicada
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Teoria del Senyal i Comunicacions
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-18T14:21:02Z
dc.date.created2011-09-15
dc.date.issued2011-09-15
dc.identifier.citationRuiz, J. [et al.]. Signal-to-noise ratio equalization for TOPSAR mode using a nonuniform steering rate. "IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters", 15 Setembre 2011, vol. 9, núm. 2, p. 199-203.
dc.identifier.issn1545-598X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/16079
dc.description.abstractIn this letter, an optimized scanning in terrain observation by progressive scan synthetic aperture radar (TOPSAR) mode is studied. A nonuniform steering rate of the radar array antenna in the along-track direction is proposed in order to obtain constant radiometric sensitivity and signal-to-noise ratio. This is achieved owing to the longer integration time of the echoes received at both ends of the antenna azimuth sweep. By optimizing iteratively the array discrete steering rate law, the radiometric impact of the array basic element pattern (subarray pattern) can be accurately compensated. First, simulation results are presented to validate the nonuniform steering TOPSAR.
dc.format.extent5 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria de la telecomunicació::Processament del senyal
dc.subject.lcshSignal processing
dc.titleSignal-to-noise ratio equalization for TOPSAR mode using a nonuniform steering rate
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacTractament del senyal -- Tècniques digitals
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. RSLAB - Grup de Recerca en Teledetecció
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. ANTENNALAB - Grup d'Antenes i Sistemes Radio
dc.identifier.doi10.1109/LGRS.2011.2162578
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
local.identifier.drac9486036
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
dc.date.lift10000-01-01
local.citation.authorRuiz, J.; Broquetas, A.; González, J.; Closa, J.; Labriola, M.
local.citation.publicationNameIEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
local.citation.volume9
local.citation.number2
local.citation.startingPage199
local.citation.endingPage203


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