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A Concept for a High Performance Reflector-Based X-Band SAR

Younis, Marwan and Patyuchenko, Anton and Huber, Sigurd and Krieger, Gerhard and Moreira, Alberto (2010) A Concept for a High Performance Reflector-Based X-Band SAR. In: Proceedings of the European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR), pp. 740-743. VDE Verlag GmbH. European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR), 2010-06-07 - 2010-06-10, Aachen, Germany.

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Abstract

The success of current spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is boosting the performance requirement of next generation systems. In order to cope with the evolution of SAR the design of the new systems will need to meet higher requirements for spacial and radiometric resolutions together with an increased availability. This tendency is recognized nearly independently of the application area and manifests itself through several study programs initiated by space agencies aiming at the design of future SAR systems. In this context the use of large reflectors combined with digital feed arrays for SAR has not always received adequate attention. This paper suggests an X-band spaceborne SAR system utilizing a deployable reflector together with a digital feed array, analyzes its performance and highlights its advantages compared to other systems based on direct radiating arrays.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:A Concept for a High Performance Reflector-Based X-Band SAR
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Younis, MarwanUNSPECIFIED
Patyuchenko, AntonUNSPECIFIED
Huber, SigurdUNSPECIFIED
Krieger, GerhardUNSPECIFIED
Moreira, AlbertoUNSPECIFIED
Date:10 June 2010
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of the European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR)
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 740-743
Publisher:VDE Verlag GmbH
Status:Published
Keywords:synthetic aperture radar, reflector SAR, high performance SAR
Event Title:European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR)
Event Location:Aachen, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2010-06-07 - 2010-06-10
Organizer:VDE
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Entwicklung eines Mini-SAR (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Microwaves and Radar Institute > Radar Concepts
Deposited By: Dr.-Ing. Marwan Younis
Deposited On:23 Mar 2010 10:03
Last Modified:21 Mar 2014 11:09

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