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By X. Lu, Z. Xiao, J. Xu, and H. Huo

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This paper presents a data fusion algorithm combining a 24 GHZ radar and a 94.5 GHz radiometer for 3D image. Three trihedral reflectors are tested as multiple targets. Based on a conical scanner, the radar azimuth-range image and radiometric azimuth-elevation image are firstly obtained and preprocessed respectively. Then the common dimension of azimuth is made use of to align two images and synthesize a 3D image, where the positions, ranges and combined intensities of the targets are illustrated. Outdoor tests and experiment results demonstrate the effectiveness of the idea.

X. Lu, Z. Xiao, J. Xu, and H. Huo, "3D Millimeter Wave Image by Combined Active and Passive System," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 50, 7-12, 2014.

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