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A PRACTICAL METHOD FOR RANGE MIGRATION COMPENSATION IN CHIRP RADAR

By J. Li, H. Liu, and Z.-S. He

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Abstract:
The echo signal characteristic of a chirp pulse train from a moving target is analyzed. It is pointed out that the range migration is caused by the migration exponential item (MEI) and can be compensated by removing the MEI. On this basis, we proposed a new practical compensation method with little computation burden through shifting control on the matching weight coefficients. The parasitical sidelobes due to the quantization effect can be restrained effectively by storing multi-groups of weight. Simulation results proved the availability of the method.

Citation:
J. Li, H. Liu, and Z.-S. He, "A Practical Method for Range Migration Compensation in Chirp Radar," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 7, 15-28, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERM09022302

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