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Radar Signals An Introduction to Theory and Applications

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ISBN-10: 0890067333

ISBN-13: 9780890067338

Edition: 1993

Authors: Charles E. Cook, Marvin Bernfeld

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List price: $173.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 531
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Prefacep. v
List of Symbolsp. xv
The Basic Elements of Matched Filtering and Pulse Compression
Introductionp. 1
The Matched-Filter Conceptp. 5
The Pulse-Compression Concept--Historical Backgroundp. 9
The Pulse-Compression Concept--A Heuristic Development of the Significant Parametersp. 11
The Matched-Filter Characteristics For A General Fm Pulse-Compression Signalp. 15
Referencesp. 17
Optimum Predetection Processing--Matched-Filter Theory
Introductionp. 18
Signal-To-Noise Criterionp. 19
The Likelihood Criterion--Statistical Decision Theoryp. 24
The Likelihood Criterion--Parameter Estimation Theoryp. 27
Inverse Probabilityp. 28
Referencesp. 33
Matched-Filter Requirements for Arbitrary FM Pulse-Compression Signals
Introductionp. 34
The Principle of Stationary Phasep. 34
Application of Principle of Stationary Phase to General Pulse-Compression Signalsp. 37
Waveform Design Applications to Fm Pulse-Compression Signalsp. 45
The Matched-Filter Ambiguity Functionp. 56
Referencesp. 58
The Radar Ambiguity Function
Introductionp. 59
Complex Waveform Representationp. 60
The Doppler Approximationp. 64
The General Ambiguity Function Formulationp. 65
Properties of the Ambiguity Functionp. 68
The Uniqueness Theoremp. 76
Volume Free Area and Average Sidelobe Levelp. 76
An Expansion Theorem for Ambiguity Functionsp. 79
The Ambiguity Function Close to the Originp. 80
Generalized Waveform Uncertainty Principlep. 82
The Time Resolution Constantp. 83
Ambiguity Function Examplesp. 86
The Principle of Stationary Phase Applied to Ambiguity Function Analysisp. 101
Summaryp. 105
Referencesp. 108
Parameter Estimation
Introductionp. 109
The Radar Parametersp. 110
The Problem of Parameter Estimationp. 111
The Cramer-Rao Inequalityp. 112
Sample Spacep. 115
Joint Radar Parameter Estimation Errors as Seen by an Unbiased Estimatorp. 115
The Theoretical Rms Bandwidth for Signals that Exhibit Step Discontinuous Amplitude and/or Phase Characteristicsp. 122
The Method of Maximum Likelihoodp. 123
Referencesp. 128
The Linear FM Waveform and Matched Filter
Introductionp. 130
Linear Fm Matched-Filter Waveformp. 130
Linear Fm Matched-Filter Characteristicsp. 136
The Ideal vs the Practical Matched Filterp. 140
Generating the Linear Fm Matched-Filter Signalp. 143
Effect of Linear Delay Mismatch on the Compressed-Pulse Signalp. 152
Large Time-Bandwidth Techniquesp. 160
Doppler Shift Distortion of Large Time-Bandwidth Linear Fm Signalsp. 167
Referencesp. 171
Matched-Filter Waveform Considerations--Range Sidelobe Reduction
Introductionp. 173
Spectrum Amplitude Functions for Desirable Matched-Filter Waveform Propertiesp. 176
Comparison of Time Weighting and Frequency Weighting for Linear FM Sidelobe Reductionp. 185
Effect of Weighting on Matched-Filter Output Signal-to-Noise Ratiop. 191
Spectrum Weighting Data--Compressed-Pulse Waveform Characteristicsp. 198
Effect of Exact Linear FM Spectrum on the Weighted Compressed Pulsep. 206
FM Predistortionp. 212
Realization of Weighting Function Responses by Transversal Filteringp. 218
Nonlinear FM Matched Filters for Sidelobe Reductionp. 222
Referencesp. 225
Discrete Coded Waveforms
Introductionp. 226
Constant Carrier Pulse Trains (Group I)p. 227
Binary Phase Codes (Group II)p. 241
Polyphase Codes (Group II)p. 251
Discrete Frequency Sequences (Group III)p. 269
Matched Filters for Discrete Coded Signalsp. 278
Doppler Correction of Discrete Coded Signalsp. 287
Summaryp. 293
Referencesp. 295
The Measurement Accuracies of Matched-Filter Radar Signals--Waveform Design Criteria
Introductionp. 297
Minimum Time and Frequency Error Variances for Some Large Time-Bandwidth Radar Signalsp. 299
The Effect of Range-Doppler Coupling on Theoretical Measurement Errorsp. 310
Nonlinear FM and Frequency Jump Signals With Small RMS Measurement Errorsp. 315
Considerations for Improved Measurement Accuracy with Unidirectional FM Waveformsp. 319
Conditions for Minimum-Error Joint Estimates of Range and Velocityp. 322
Range-Doppler Coupling for Discrete Coded Waveformsp. 327
Referencesp. 332
Waveform Design Criteria for Multiple and Dense Target Environments
Introductionp. 333
Waveform Considerations for Extended Distributions of Semi-Isolated Moving Scattersp. 334
Waveform Optimization for Stationary or Slowly Moving Clutterp. 338
Comparison of the Effectiveness of Different Waveforms for the Stationary or Slowly Moving Clutter Casep. 341
The "Optimum" Clutter Rejection Filterp. 345
Waveform Design Considerations for Dense Distributions of Moving Scatterersp. 347
Some Summary Remarks Concerning the General Signal Design Problemp. 356
Referencesp. 364
Effects of Distortion on Matched-Filter Signals
Introductionp. 366
Paired-Echo Distortion Analysisp. 367
Delay Distortion as a Measure of Phase Distortionp. 378
Matched-Filter Modulation Distortionp. 380
Complex Modulation Distortion Functionsp. 389
Sources of Phase Modulation Distortionp. 394
The Representation of Distorted Output Time Functions for General Matched-Filter Signalsp. 397
Measures of Resolution Loss for Random Phase Errorsp. 401
Distortion Compensationp. 406
Referencesp. 412
The Design of Dispersive Delay Functions--I
Introductionp. 413
The All-Pass Time Delay Networkp. 414
All-Pass Network Delay Approximationp. 416
Lattice Conversion to Unbalanced Formp. 420
Illustrative Design of a Linear Delay Networkp. 423
Matched-Filter Error Correctionp. 427
Alignment of Bridged-T All-Pass Sectionsp. 435
Referencesp. 438
The Design of Dispersive Delay Functions--II Ultrasonic Delay Lines
Introductionp. 439
Parameters of Ultrasonic Waves in Isotropic Elastic Mediap. 440
Dispersive Delay Characteristics of Shear Mode Propagation in Stripsp. 443
Dispersive Delay Characteristics of Longitudinal Mode Propagation in Stripsp. 447
Wire Type Dispersive Delay Linesp. 456
Transducer Characteristics for Thin Strip Linesp. 457
System Specifications for Dispersive Ultrasonic Delay Linesp. 460
Dispersive Diffraction Grating Devicesp. 465
Referencesp. 473
Microwave and Optical Matched-Filter Techniques
Introductionp. 475
The Folded-Tape Meander Linep. 476
The Hybrid Ring "All-Pass" Designp. 483
Microwave Pulse-Compression Filters Using Tapped Delay Line Techniquesp. 486
Continuous Microwave Dispersive Structuresp. 491
Optical Signal Processing--Spatial Filteringp. 501
Optical Matched Filters for Radar Applicationp. 507
The Ultrasonic Light Modulatorp. 512
Referencesp. 518
Bibliographyp. 520
Author Indexp. 523
Subject Indexp. 527
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