Signal Model for Synthetic Aperture Radar Images

  • Andrei AnghelEmail author
  • Gabriel Vasile
  • Remus Cacoveanu
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)


This chapter introduces the SAR fundamental ideas and analysis methods employed in the subsequent chapters of the book. First, the geometrical configuration of the sensor relative to the imaged scene is described, followed by a brief overview of the time–frequency interpretation of the acquired signals. Afterwards, the principle of SAR image formation and the SAR tomography framework are introduced as the main classical processing tools.


Slow Time Synthetic Aperture Radar Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Gaussian Window Antenna Phase Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrei Anghel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gabriel Vasile
    • 2
  • Remus Cacoveanu
    • 1
  1. 1.University Politehnica of BucharestBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Grenoble Image Speech Signal Automatics Laboratory (GIPSA-Lab)Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)Saint Martin d’HèresFrance

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