A study on the features of resolution of robust active sonar pulses from the reverberation environment

잔향 환경에 강인한 능동 소나 펄스의 분해능 특성 연구

Jeong, Eui Cheol

  • Received : 2016.01.07
  • Accepted : 2016.02.11
  • Published : 2016.03.31


Many researches for improving detection performance in the reverberation environment have been conducted in active sonar systems. Especially the type of active pulse makes an impact on the detection performance in the reverberation environment. Thus, this paper describes the detection performance of PTFM (Pulse Trains of Frequency Modulated waveform), Costas, and Geometric Comb pulses which are known for their outstanding performance against the reverberation. Sea trial data of those pulses was analyzed and it was figured out that the range resolution of PTFM pulse was deteriorated by its sub-pulses. Costas pulse showed performance degradations of the doppler resolution by multipath signals. Geometric Comb pulse showed the best doppler resolution.


Active sonar;PTFM;Costas;Geometric comb;Range resolution;Doppler resolution


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Grant : 핵심기술

Supported by : 국방과학연구소