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Discriminating the Frequency Dispersive Scattering Centers of Complex Targets by Wideband Group Delay Analysis

By Hamid Heidar and Rahman Sofiani
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 44, 31-38, 2015
doi:10.2528/PIERM15070101

Abstract

Waveguide geometry is one of the most critical frequency Dispersive Scattering Centres (DSCs) in actual complex radar targets. Because of the occurrence of nonlinear dispersive scattering phase or range extension phenomena the nearby scatterers may be hidden in such cases. So, degradation of spatial resolution occurs in corresponding range profiles. According to a relatively simple parametric scattering model, a computationally efficient technique is introduced to analyze the complex range profiles including both backscattering field intensity and phase. The group delay of each scatterer is used as a criterion for discriminating the dispersive and non-dispersive ones. The wideband measured data samples are used for evaluating the technique, and the comparison is performed relative to Fourier-based results.

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Hamid Heidar and Rahman Sofiani, "Discriminating the Frequency Dispersive Scattering Centers of Complex Targets by Wideband Group Delay Analysis," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 44, 31-38, 2015.
doi:10.2528/PIERM15070101
http://www.jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=15070101

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