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Title Photonics for radar networks and electronic warfare systems / edited by Antonella Bogoni, Paolo Ghelfi and Francesco Laghezza.
Imprint Stevenage, Herts : The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2019.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 232 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Radar
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (IET, viewed September 23, 2019).
Subject Photonics -- Military aspects.
Radar -- Military applications.
Electronics in military engineering.
Contents Intro; Contents; About the authors; Preface; 1. Issues on current radar systems / Fabrizio Berizzi, Amerigo Capria, Elisa Giusti and Anna Lisa Saverino; Acronyms; 1.1 Chapter organization and key points; 1.2 Introduction to radar systems; 1.2.1 Radar design; 1.2.2 Radar system architecture; 1.3 Radar functionalities and applications; 1.3.1 Definition of radar functionalities; 1.3.2 Radar classes and functionality; 1.3.3 Radar applications; 1.3.4 Radar applications and functionalities; 1.3.5 Advanced concepts for modern radars; 1.3.6 From a single radar unit to radar network topology
1.4 Issue in current radar networks and future trends1.5 Summary; References; 2. Electronic warfare systems and their current issues / Maurizio Gemma, Antonio Tafuto, Marco Bartocci and Daniel Onori; 2.1 Chapter organization and key points; 2.2 Electronic warfare scenario; 2.3 ES receivers; 2.3.1 ES receivers for radar emitters; 2.3.2 ES receivers for communications emitters; 2.3.3 Basic ES sensors architectures; 2.3.4 ES receivers implementations and requirements; 2.3.5 Digital receiver; 2.4 EA architectures; 2.5 EP architectures; 2.5.1 Frequency and pulse repetition interval agility
2.5.2 Ultralow sidelobes2.5.3 Multiple SLCs; 2.5.4 Sidelobe blanker; 2.6 Future developments; 2.7 Conclusions; References; 3. Microwave photonic concepts and functionalities / Massimiliano Dispenza, Luigi Pierno, Paolo Ghelfi and Antonella Bogoni; 3.1 Chapter organization and key points; 3.2 Microwave photonic solutions for future radar and EW systems; 3.3 Photonics-based RF generation and up-conversion; 3.3.1 Generation of phase-locked lasers through RF modulation; 3.3.2 Laser phase locking through injection locking; 3.3.3 Opto-electronic oscillators; 3.3.4 Mode locked lasers
3.4 Photonics-based RF detection3.4.1 RF detection by photonic down-conversion; 3.4.2 RF detection by optical sampling; 3.4.3 Other photonics-based RF receiving techniques; 3.5 Photonics RF signal transport and distribution; 3.6 Optical filtering for microwave signals; 3.7 Optical beamforming of RF signals; 3.8 On-chip implementation: state of the art, future trends, and perspective; 3.9 Summary; References; 4. Photonics-based radars / Filippo Scotti, Paolo Ghelfi, and Antonella Bogoni; 4.1 Chapter organization and key points; 4.2 Photonics-based transceivers
4.3 A general photonics-based transceiver for software-defined radars4.4 A specific photonics-based transceiver for FMCW radar; 4.5 Photonics-based radars and field trials; 4.6 Multiband photonics-based transceiver and radar; 4.7 Dual-band signal processing; 4.8 Case study: naval scenario field trial; 4.9 Case study: aerial scenario field trial; 4.10 Case study: environmental monitoring field trial; 4.11 Summary; References; 5. Radar networks / Carlo Noviello, Paolo Braca and Salvatore Maresca; 5.1 Chapter organization and key points; 5.2 Multistatic radars; 5.2.1 Concept; 5.2.2 Benefits
5.2.3 Applications
Summary This book outlines the potential for microwave photonics in radar and electronic warfare systems, covering basic concepts and functions, comparing performance with conventional systems, describing its impact on digital signal processing, and exploring integration issues.
Other Author Bogoni, Antonella, editor.
Ghelfi, Paolo, editor.
Laghezza, Francesco, editor.
Institution of Engineering and Technology, publisher.
Other Title Print version: Bogoni, Antonella. Photonics for Radar Networks and Electronic Warfare Systems. Stevenage : Institution of Engineering & Technology, ©2019 9781785613760