Waveform Diversity: Theory & Applications

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May 1, 2011


Electronic book text, 400 pages


007162290X / 9780071622905

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Main description

Practical techniques for taking full advantage of the emerging communications engineering trend of waveform diversity

Waveform Diversity explains how to design an optimum set of waveforms that respects constraints on bandwidth, transmit energy, and pulse duration. This is realized by maximizing the signal to interference/noise power ratio at the receiver output so as to maximize the performance of the underlying task such as target detection or data estimation. The book shows how waveform diversity can be exploited spatially using a multiple set of sensors for both transmission and/or reception, and in the time-frequency domain using distinct waveforms of different durations over different spectral bands. The use of other features such as polarization, energy distribution of various transmit signals are also covered in this cutting-edge guide.

Waveform Diversity

  • Examines the topic as it relates to both the transmitter and receiver
  • Reveals real-world applications that can save both bandwidth and transmit energy
  • Is written by renowned experts in the field

In-depth coverage of waveform diversity:
Waveform Design and Matched Filtering; New Methods for Optimum Transmitter and Receiver Design; Optimum Causal Waveform Design; Discrete-Time Waveform Design; Multichannel Waveform Design; Adaptive Radar

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Waveform Diversity; Chapter 2. Waveform Design and matched Filtering; Chapter 3. New Methods for Optimum Transmitter and Receiver Design; Chapter 4. Optimum Causal Waveform Design; Chapter 5. Discrete-Time Waveform Design; Chapter 6. Multichannel Waveform Design; Chapter 7. Adaptive Radar

Author comments

Dr. S. U. Pillai is a professor of Electrical Engineering at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn. He is the author or coauthor of four textbooks, including Space Based Radar.
Ke Yong Li is a Staff Engineer at C & P Technologies, Inc. He is a coauthor of Space Based Radar.

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