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100 1  Faulkner, Vickie 
245 10 Implementation of a synthetic aperture radar processing 
       algorithm using actual raw data 
300    94 p 
500    Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 48-03, 
       page: 1763 
500    Adviser: John Stensby 
502    Thesis (M.S.E.)--The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 
520    Space-borne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems use the
       motion of the satellite and digital signal processing to 
       create the effect of a very long antenna for-the purpose 
       of obtaining fine resolution required to produce an image 
       of the earth's surface. Unprocessed SAR data collected by 
       the system is unfocused and looks much like noise. Phase-
       sensitive processing is needed since the essential 
       information is contained in the phase of the received 
       data. The complexity of the signal processing is affected 
       by the type of platform, the mode of operation, and the 
       configuration of the scenario. In this thesis, a digital 
       signal processing algorithm is described, developed, and 
       applied to actual SAR data collected from the orbiting 
       RADARSAT-1 satellite operating in the strip-map mode with 
       a back-looking radar beam 
590    School code: 0278 
650  4 Engineering, Electronics and Electrical 
650  4 Physics, Electricity and Magnetism 
690    0544 
690    0607 
710 2  The University of Alabama in Huntsville 
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