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Random Step Frequency CSAR Imaging Based on Compressive Sensing

By Lingjuan Yu and Yunhua Zhang
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 32, 81-94, 2012
doi:10.2528/PIERC12061509

Abstract

Circular synthetic aperture radar (CSAR) imaging based on compressive sensing with random step frequency (RSF) as transmitted signal is introduced. CSAR is capable of obtaining both two-dimensional high resolution image and three-dimensional image due to a circular collection trajectory. RSF signal shares good characteristics of noise signals including ``thumbtack-shape" ambiguity function, low probability of interception, and strong anti-jamming capability. As a result, CSAR adopting RSF signal can make use of advantages of both CSAR and RSF signal. Compressive sensing is a new data acquisition and reconstruction theorem for sparse or compressible signals, which needs fewer samples to reconstruct signals than traditional Nyquist theorem. Simulation results show that both two-dimensional and three-dimensional targets can be well reconstructed from few samples by applying compressive sensing to RSF CSAR imaging.

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Lingjuan Yu and Yunhua Zhang, "Random Step Frequency CSAR Imaging Based on Compressive Sensing," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 32, 81-94, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERC12061509
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=12061509

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