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Optimised Radar Processors

Optimised Radar Processors

by A. Farin


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This book is devoted to the description of optimum signal processing algorithms which can offer useful applications in radar systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780863411182
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Publication date: 01/01/1987
Series: Electromagnetics and Radar Series
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alfonso Farina has had a successful forty-year career in companies such as Selenia and Selex ES (where he was Senior VP and Company Chief Technology Officer), and in academia, including a six-year position as professor of radar techniques at the University of Naples. He is the author of over 600 publications, books, and monographs, and recipient of the IEEE Dennis J. Picard Medal for Radar Technologies and Applications. He is a consultant to Leonardo S.p.A. Land & Naval Defence Electronics Division in Italy.

Table of Contents

  • Part 1: Adaptive cancellation of clutter
  • Chapter 1: Adaptive implementation of the optimum radar signal processor
  • Chapter 2: Application of Gram-Schmidt algorithm to optimum radar signal processing
  • Chapter 3: The Gram-Schmidt sidelobe canceller
  • Chapter 4: Adaptive methods to implement the optimum radar signal processor
  • Chapter 5: The maximum entropy method and its application to clutter cancellation
  • Chapter 6: Performance comparison of optimum and conventional MTI and Doppler processors
  • Chapter 7: Radar detection of correlated targets in clutter
  • Part 2: Detection theory for non-Gaussian distributed targets and clutter signals
  • Chapter 8: Coherent radar detection in log-normal clutter
  • Chapter 9: Advanced models of targets, disturbances and related radar signal processors
  • Chapter 10: Radar detection of target signals in non- Gaussian clutter: theory and applications
  • Chapter 11: Theory of radar detection in coherent Weibull clutter
  • Part 3: Detection for multistatic radar systems
  • Chapter 12: Optimum and sub-optimum processors for multistatic radar systems
  • Chapter 13: Multistatic radar detection: synthesis and comparison of optimum and sub-optimum receivers
  • Chapter 14: Survey on multistatic radar detection
  • Chapter 15: Multistatic detection of radar signals with Swerling fluctuation type model
  • Chapter 16: Overview of detection theory in multistatic radar
  • Part 4: Techniques for surveillance radars
  • Chapter 17: Surveillance radars: state of the art, research and perspectives
  • Chapter 18: A review of CFAR detection techniques in radar systems
  • Chapter 19: Synthesis and evaluation of phase codes for pulse compression radar

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