Adaptive Waveform Design of Polarimetric Radar for Extended Targets in Signal-Dependent Clutter

  • Mengxin YuanEmail author
  • Xu Cheng
  • Jing Zhang
  • Xiaodong Tan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 927)


We focus on the joint design of the transmit waveform and receive filtering structure for polarimetric radar, with considering the output Signal to Interference plus Noise Ratio (SINR) as the figure of merit, under both a similarity and an energy constraint on the transmit signal. We develop an iterative optimization procedure that monotonically improves the SINR and converges to a stationary point. Each iteration of the algorithm requires the solution of both a convex and a hidden convex optimization problem. The resulting computational complexity is linear with the number of iterations and polynomial with the receive filter length. Experimental results show the effectiveness of the proposed technique.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mengxin Yuan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xu Cheng
    • 1
  • Jing Zhang
    • 1
  • Xiaodong Tan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information and CommunicationArmed Police College of PAPChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of ChinaChengduPeople’s Republic of China

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