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2020-01-17

Research on Spaceborne SAR HRWS-GMTI Imaging Method Based on Relax Algorithm

By Jin-Meng Wang, Xudong Wang, Shi-Yu Meng, and Jun-Jie Ma
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 98, 257-268, 2020
doi:10.2528/PIERC19110201

Abstract

High resolution wide swath (HRWS) imaging and ground moving target indication (GMTI) are similar in terms of system architecture and are based on a multi-channel system in the azimuth direction. However, in order to achieve their respective performance requirements, the HRWS SAR requires a lower pulse repetition frequency (PRF), and the GMTI system requires a relatively higher PRF. In consideration of this contradiction, the parameters of the moving target are introduced into the reconstructed filtering vector constructed by each signal reconstruction algorithm, so that the HRWS imaging of the moving target can be realized. In this paper, considering the characteristics of the Relax algorithm, a motion-adapted signal reconstruction algorithm is proposed, and the iterative process of the new method is described in detail. This method can perform GMTI on moving targets with a lower PRF without changing the PRF of the HRWS SAR system. By the simulation of point target echo, and comparing with the traditional signal reconstruction algorithms, the reliability and effectiveness of the new method are verified.

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Jin-Meng Wang, Xudong Wang, Shi-Yu Meng, and Jun-Jie Ma, "Research on Spaceborne SAR HRWS-GMTI Imaging Method Based on Relax Algorithm," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 98, 257-268, 2020.
doi:10.2528/PIERC19110201
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=19110201

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