Modern Radar Systems
This one-of-a-kind book features 536 illustrations (drawn in Maple V) that offer a greater understanding of various waveforms, and other two- and three-dimensional functions, to help you more accurately analyze radar system performance. The effects of pulse shaping on transmitter stability and spectra are discussed ? a topic which is becoming more and more important in the age of electromagnetic compatibility. The book addresses the importance of low attenuation and reflection between the main radio frequency blocks, including the use of oversized waveguides for long runs.
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Usual and unusual concepts
Waveguide or transmission line system
propagation scattering and clutter
Matched and matching filters
Threshold and detection
Determination of position
Appendix B Tapering functions
Frequency band letters
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aircraft antenna pattern aperture function attenuation azimuth bandwidth beam beamwidth calculated Chapter characteristic circular polarization constant cosine decibels diagram discrete Fourier transform Doppler frequency dynamic range echo signals elevation angle error example false alarm probability finite impulse response frequency modulation gain gamma distribution Gaussian give illumination function improvement factor input intermediate frequency limiting linear lobe loss major signal matched filter measured moving echo moving target detector moving target indicator noise normally number of pulses output polyphase probability distribution probability of detection pulse compression pulse repetition frequency radiation radio frequency rain Rayleigh distribution receiver rectangular reduce reflection reflector samples scan scatterer Section sensitivity time control shape shown in Figure sidelobe levels sidelobes signal processing signal-to-noise ratio spectral density spectrum standard deviation standing wave ratio surveillance radars Swerling Table tapering functions threshold transmitter pulse values vector voltage wave waveform waveguide wavelength zero