Bistatic Scattering Reflection Asymmetry and Polarization Reversal Symmetry.
MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB
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Circularly polarized bistatic scattering from plane-symmetric targets with otherwise arbitrary electrical properties exhibits reflection asymmetries and polarization reversal symmetries which are useful for bistatic radar data interpretation. In addition, the symmetries can be used to reduce the time and expense in obtaining bistatic scattering data from static range measurements and theoretical or computer calculations. The reflection asymmetry and polarization reversal symmetry relations are derived in this note. The symmetry relations are then combined with the principle of electromagnetic reciprocity to determine the minimum number of measurements needed to completely characterize target scattering. Author
- Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Radiofrequency Wave Propagation