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A Novel OFDM Waveform for Fully Polarimetric SAR Data Acquisition

Kim, Jung-Hyo and Younis, Marwan and Moreira, Alberto and Wiesbeck, Werner (2010) A Novel OFDM Waveform for Fully Polarimetric SAR Data Acquisition. In: Proceedings of European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR), pp. 410-413. VDE Verlag GmBH. European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR), 2010-06-07 - 2010-06-10, Aachen, Germany.

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Abstract

In this paper we present a new waveform generation technique for fully polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data acquisition. This approach is based on the principle of the orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) technique. Unlike current polarimetric data acquisition mode, a fully polarimetric scattering matrix is obtained through a single transmission event using the proposed waveforms, so that an increase of the pulse repetition frequency (PRF) can be avoided. The work also introduces processing aspects for the received signals and investigates their spectral coherence by measuring the correlation coefficient between them. The aim is to prove the potential of the OFDM waveforms for SAR polarimetry.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:A Novel OFDM Waveform for Fully Polarimetric SAR Data Acquisition
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Kim, Jung-HyoUNSPECIFIED
Younis, MarwanUNSPECIFIED
Moreira, AlbertoUNSPECIFIED
Wiesbeck, WernerKIT
Date:7 June 2010
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR)
Refereed publication:Yes
Page Range:pp. 410-413
Publisher:VDE Verlag GmBH
Status:Published
Keywords:Synthetic Aperture Radar, OFDM, Polarimetric SAR, Waveform
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 - no assignement
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W - no assignement
DLR - Research theme (Project):W -- no assignement (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Microwaves and Radar Institute > Radar Concepts
Deposited By: Junghyo Kim
Deposited On:18 Jun 2010 09:48
Last Modified:08 May 2014 23:21

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