Bistatic Radars: Emerging Technology

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April 2008



Bistatic Radar
Emerging Technology
Edited by Mikhail Cherniakov
The University of Birmingham, UK
The impact of bistatic radar technology on remote sensing is increasing as bistatic systems cross the theoretical threshold into practical embodiment. The wide spectrum of radar applications, including space exploration, defence, transport, aerospace, and meteorology, provides persistent impetus for this progress. This book is dedicated to the more advanced studies in bistatic radar which are currently the subject of intensive research activity and development.
With contributions from the leading experts in the field of bistatic radar research, this book collates the latest developments in the field focusing particularly on bistatic synthetic aperture radar (BSAR) and passive bistatic radar systems (PBRS). Within these two areas the text:
* addresses the main BSAR topologies: spaceborne BSAR, airborne BSAR and space-surface BSAR;
* analyses the resurgent interest in, and practical applications of, PBRS;
* introduces passive BSAR technology;
* covers research of systems used in aircraft detection and tracking, and passive radar remote sensing of the ionosphere and the upper atmosphere.
Bistatic Radar: Emerging Technology is an invaluable resource for practising engineers and researchers involved in the design and implementation of advanced bistatic radar systems in aerospace, communications, defence, transport and meteorology. Following on from Bistatic Radar: Principles and Practice it is also a comprehensive reference on the latest research for postgraduate students taking specialist courses in radar technology.


Chapter 1. Fundamentals Of Bistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar.
1.1 Introduction.
1.2 BSAR Basic Geometry and Resolutions.
1.3 Scientific Applications of BSAR .
1.4 Summary.
1.5 Abbreviations.
1.6 Variables.
1.7 References.
Chapter 2. Spaceborne Bistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar.
2.1 Introduction.
2.2 Key Design Issues in Spaceborne BSAR.
2.3 Mission Analysis of Spaceborne BSAR.
2.4 Summary.
2.5 Abbreviations.
2.6 Variables.
2.7 References.
Chapter 3. Bistatic SAR for Earth Observation.
3.1 Introduction.
3.2 BISSAT Scientific Rationale and Technical Approach.
3.3 Bistatic Payload Main Characteristics and Architecture.
3.4 Orbit Design.
3.5 Attitude Design and Radar Pointing Design.
3.6 Radar Performance.
3.7 Summary.
3.8 Abbreviations.
3.9 Variables.
3.10 References.
Chapter 4. Spaceborne Interferometric and Multi-Static SAR Systems.
4.1 Introduction.
4.2 Spaceborne SAR Interferometry.
4.3 Interferometric Mission Design.
4.4 Mission Examples.
4.5 Advanced Multistatic SAR System Concepts.
4.6 Discussion.
4.7 Abbreviations.
4.8 Variables .
4.9 References.
Chapter 5. Airborne Bistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar.
5.1 Bistatic Airborne Sar Objectives.
5.2 Airborne Bistatic Sar Configurations.
5.3 Airborne Bistatic SAR Processing Specificity.
5.4 Open-Literature BSAR Airborne Campaigns.
5.5 The ONERA-DLR Bistatic Airborne SAR Campaign.
5.6 Selection of Results from the Campaign.
5.7 Cross-platform bistatic interferometric images.
5.8 Abbreviations.
5.9 Variables.
5.10 References.
Chapter 6. Space-Surface Bistatic SAR.
6.1 System Overview .
6.2 Spatial Resolution.
6.3 SS-BSAR Resolution.
6.4 SS-BSAR Resolution Examples.
6.5 Summary.
6.6 Abbreviations.
6.7 Variables.
6.8 References.
Chapter 7. Passive bistatic radar systems.
7.1 PBR development.
7.2. Sensitivity and coverage for passive radar systems.
7.2. 5 Performance prediction.
7.3 PBR system processing.
7.4 Waveform properties.
7.5 Experiments and results.
7.6 Summary and conclusions.
7.7 Abbreviations.
7.8 Variables.
7.9 References.
Chapter 8. Ambiguity Function Correction in Passive Radar: DTV-T Signal.
8.1 Introduction.
8.2 DTV-T Signal Specification.
8.3 DTV-T signal ambiguity function.
8.4 Impact of DTV-T signal deterministic components on the signal ambiguity function.
8.5 Mismatched signal processing.
8.6 Summary.
8.7 Abbreviation.
8.8 Variables.
8.9 References.
Chapter 9. Passive Bistatic SAR with GNSS transmitters.
9.1 Global Navigation Satellite Systems.
9.2 Power budget analysis .
9.3 Analysis of the signal to interference ratio.
9.4 Results discussion.
9.5 Experimental study of SS-BSAR.
9.6 Summary.
9.7 Abbreviations.
9.8 Variables.
9.9 References.
Chapter 10. Ionospheric Studie.
10.1 Introduction.
10.2 The ionosphere and upper atmosphere.
10.3 Bistatic, Passive Radar Studies.
10.4 Trends for ionospheric research.
10.5 Abbreviations.
10.6 Variables.
10.7 References.
EAN: 9780470026311
ISBN: 0470026316
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2008
Seitenanzahl: 394 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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