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Definitive coverage of state-of-the-art over-the-horizon radar systems
High Frequency Over-the-Horizon Radar provides comprehensive details on modern developments in high frequency over-the-horizon (OTH) radar by capturing significant advances made in this area over the past two decades. This authoritative text offers a thorough and accurate treatment of essential aspects, ranging from the physical principles of operation and system design issues, through to signal processing methods, and their practical application to live data recorded by actual OTH radar systems. The strength of the book is its clear explanation of the signal processing aspects, including mathematical descriptions of adaptive processing techniques, an area that has become a cornerstone for the effective operation of OTH radar.
High Frequency Over-the-Horizon Radar:
- Is written by a leading global expert
- Reviews fundamental concepts: OTH radar principles, target types, radar missions
- Discusses sky-wave and surface-wave OTH radars and radar sub-systems
- Includes details on HF propagation medium
- Covers radar management, signal environment, and signal processing
High frequency OTH radar in-depth:
Fundamental Principles; Propagation Medium; System Architecture; Radar Sub-system; Signal Environment; Conventional Signal Processing; Adaptive Processing Techniques; Practical Applications
THE MOST COMPLETE GUIDE TO HIGH FREQUENCY OVER-THE-HORIZON RADAR SYSTEMS
Written by a leading global expert on the topic, High Frequency Over-the-Horizon Radar provides in-depth coverage of the signal processing models and techniques that have significantly advanced OTH radar technology. This pioneering work describes the fundamental principles of OTH radar design and operation, and then delves into the mathematical modeling of HF signals received by actual OTH radar systems based on experimental data analysis. Numerous examples illustrate the practical application of modern adaptive signal processing techniques to real and simulated OTH radar data.
This authoritative text covers skywave and surface-wave systems and is an invaluable resource for researchers, engineers, and practitioners working with OTH radar systems and technologies.
- Offers a thorough and accurate treatment of essential concepts ranging from system design and operation, through to signal processing methods, and their practical application.
- Provides clear explanations of fundamental principles for scientists, engineers, students, practitioners, technicians, managers, and other professionals starting out in this field.
- Offers a detailed coverage of theoretical and applied signal-processing concepts and techniques that have become a cornerstone for the effective operation of real-world OTH radar systems.
- Fills a long-standing void in the contemporary OTH radar literature with over 350 illustrations (color figures available for download), and over 500 references.
About the Author
Giuseppe Aureliano Fabrizio, Ph.D., is employed by the Defense Science and Technology Organization (DSTO) in Australia where he is a senior research scientist leading the adaptive signal processing section of the high frequency OTH radar branch. He was a co-recipient of the prestigious Barry Carlton award for the best paper published in IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems in 2003 and 2004, and has presented tutorials on radar signal processing.
Table of Contents
Fundamental Principles; Chapter 2.
Propagation Medium; Chapter 3.
System Architecture; Chapter 4.
Radar Sub-system; Chapter 5.
Signal Environment; Chapter 6.
Conventional Signal Processing; Chapter 7.
Adaptive Processing Techniques; Chapter 8.
Practical Applications; Chapter 9.