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Sidelobe Reduction Method for Improvement of Airborne SAR Image
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Sidelobe Reduction Method for Improvement of Airborne SAR Image
Shin, Hee-Sub; Ok, Jae-Woo; Woo, Jae-Choon;
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In the airborne SAR, the motion errors induced by atmospheric turbulence decrease the resolution and increase the sidelobes. If the sidelobes are not properly compensated, the image quality is degraded. Thus, in this paper, we have introduced the sidelobe reduction method to increase the image quality. After we calculate the scene center based on the estimated squint angle for the flight path partitioned by the subaperture technique, we perform the motion compensation for the scene center. Then, after we perform the recursive sidelobe reduction for the region of interest in the reconstructed SAR image, we extend it for the full image.
Airborne SAR;Sidelobe Reduction;
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