Compression Performance of Wide-Band Chirp Pulse in the Fractional Fourier Domain

  • Deng Bing
  • Xiao Mei-ping
  • Wang Hong-xing
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 99)


Based on the fractional Fourier transform, a time-delay estimator of chirp signals was proposed by Tao in 2009. In this paper, compression performance of the time-delay estimator is discussed in the fractional Fourier domain, referring to linear frequency-modulated pulse compression in the time domain. We find: (a) the pulse-width compression ratio is the product of time duration and band width, denoted as D; (b) the peak amplitude ratio is about D 1/2 when the absolute value of chirp rate is large enough. The conclusions help to the further application of this time-delay estimator based on the FRFT.


Chirp pulse fractional Fourier transform pulse compression time delay 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deng Bing
    • 1
  • Xiao Mei-ping
    • 2
  • Wang Hong-xing
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Aeronautical and Astronautical UniversityYantaiChina
  2. 2.Hengyang Vocational Technical Secondary SchoolHengyangChina

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