Accession Number : AD0426965


Title :   MINIMIZATION OF ATMOSPHERIC TURBULENCE EFFECTS ON HIGH-RESOLUTION SYNTHETIC APERTURE SYSTEMS,


Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV URBANA COORDINATED SCIENCE LAB


Personal Author(s) : Diamond,Dale M


Report Date : Sep 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 63


Abstract : A method of processing the received signals in a synthetic aperture radar system to remove the effects of atmospheric turbulence is proposed. An appropriate mathematical model of the synthetic system and the manner in which it is affected by atmospheric turbulence is developed. The model thus developed is used as the basis for a proc essing procedure which matches the first few terms of a Fourier series to the phase error effect caused by the atmospheric turbulence. Sev eral examples of a computer simulation are used to illustrate the results of such processing. (Author)


Descriptors :   *SEARCH RADAR , *SIDE LOOKING RADAR , TURBULENCE , TURBULENCE , RESOLUTION , MAPPING , SIMULATION , TROPOSPHERE


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE