Frontend Development for the High Resolution Wide Swath SAR

Conference: EUSAR 2008 - 7th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
06/02/2008 - 06/05/2008 at Friedrichshafen, Germany

Proceedings: EUSAR 2008

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Fischer, Christian; Schaefer, Christoph; Heer, Christoph (EADS Astrium GmbH, 88039 Friedrichshafen, Germany)

The High Resolution Wide Swath (HRWS) SAR concept incorporates digital beamforming techniques to overcome performance limitations of conventional SAR. At present, interlinked studies on HRWS frontend technology under ESA and DLR contract are conducted at Astrium GmbH. The paper gives an overview of the developments, current status and results.