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Investigation into the Weight Update Rate for Scan-On-Receive Beamforming

Queiroz de Almeida, Felipe and Younis, Marwan and Krieger, Gerhard and Hensley, Scott and Moreira, Alberto (2020) Investigation into the Weight Update Rate for Scan-On-Receive Beamforming. In: 2019 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2019. IEEE Radar Conference (RadarCon), 2020-09-21 - 2020-09-25, Florence, Italy.

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Scan-On-Receive (SCORE) is a promising digital beamforming technique to improve the performance of SAR systems and enable high-resolution wide-swath concepts with multiple elevation beams. The technique is based on a beamsteering law which follows the angle-of-arrival of a pulse’s echo traversing the ground. In practice, SCORE, also known as SweepSAR, is implemented on-board using digital processing, which implies discretized beam forming coefficients. This paper analyzes the implications of a beam switch to examine criteria for setting the necessary beam granularity and proposes a simple yet effective method to achieve pattern phase continuity.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/136421/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Investigation into the Weight Update Rate for Scan-On-Receive Beamforming
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Queiroz de Almeida, FelipeFelipe.QueirozdeAlmeida (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5929-6633
Younis, Marwanmarwan.younis (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8563-7371
Krieger, GerhardGerhard.Krieger (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4548-0285
Hensley, ScottJet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)UNSPECIFIED
Moreira, AlbertoAlberto.Moreira (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3436-9653
Date:September 2020
Journal or Publication Title:2019 IEEE Radar Conference, RadarConf 2019
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:SAR, Digital Beamforming, SCORE, HRWS
Event Title:IEEE Radar Conference (RadarCon)
Event Location:Florence, Italy
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2020-09-21 - 2020-09-25
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EO - Earth Observation
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Tandem-L Vorstudien (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Microwaves and Radar Institute > Radar Concepts
Deposited By: Queiroz de Almeida, Felipe
Deposited On:12 Oct 2020 10:53
Last Modified:06 Dec 2020 17:31

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