publication . Article . Preprint . 2017

Experimental Implementation of a Passive Millimeter-Wave Fast Sequential Lobing Radiometric Seeker Sensor

Massimiliano Rossi; Riccardo Maria Liberati; Marco Frasca; Mauro Angelini;
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  • Published: 23 Nov 2017 Journal: Aerospace, volume 5, page 11 (eissn: 2226-4310, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
<jats:p>The paper investigates the theory of operation of a passive millimeter-wave seeker sensor using fast electronic sequential-lobing technique and the experimental validation obtained through laboratory trials. The paper analyzes in detail the theoretical performance of a difference channel sensor and a pseudo-monopulse sensor deriving agile formulas for the estimation of target angular tracking accuracy and the subsequent experimental validation.</jats:p>
free text keywords: millimeter-wave, sequential lobing, electrical_electronic_engineering, Radiometer, Communication channel, Extremely high frequency, Remote sensing, Electronic engineering, Computer science, Theory of operation, Experimental validation, lcsh:Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics, lcsh:TL1-4050
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