Waveforms and Radiation Patterns

  • Manfred R. Schroeder
Part of the Springer Series in Information Sciences book series (SSINF, volume 7)


In numerous technical applications, as well as some theoretical considerations, an enticing problem is encountered. In its most practical (and real) form the problem may be that of designing a radar (or sonar) transmitter waveform with a given spectrum such that its peak factor is a minimum. Peak factor is defined here as the range of the waveform values divided by their root-mean­square. This is important in radar and sonar, because one often wants to radiate a maximum amount of signal power, of a prescribed spectral shape, with a given peak power limitation on the transmitter.


Phase Angle Versus Versus Versus Radiation Pattern Directivity Pattern Peak Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfred R. Schroeder
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    • 2
  1. 1.Drittes Physikalisches InstitutUniversität GöttingenGöttingenFed. Rep. of Germany
  2. 2.Acoustics Speech and Mechanics ResearchBell LaboratoriesMurray HillUSA

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