2004 IEEE Radar Conference

Innovative Radar Technologies - Expanding System Capabilities

 April 26-29, 2004 Wyndham Philadelphia at Franklin Plaza Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Poster 4.4
An alternating transmit approach for STAP with short antenna arrays

Pierfrancesco Lombardo - University of Rome "La Sapienza", Fabiola Colone - University of Rome

Wed, 28 April 2004, 3:20 PM - 4:10 PM


The approach of alternating the transmission between a leading and a trailing antenna sub-aperture from pulse to pulse (ALTX) is presented for radar systems equipped with digital beam forming. ALTX is shown to improve detection and DOA estimation performance with respect to standard transmission with the whole antenna aperture for systems with a short antenna array and a limited number of receiving channels.

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