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Generalized Poincar\'e Orthogonality: A New Approach to POLSAR Data Analysis

  title={Generalized Poincar\'e Orthogonality: A New Approach to POLSAR Data Analysis},
  author={Shane R. Cloude and Ashlin Richardson},
  • S. Cloude, Ashlin Richardson
  • Published 19 September 2021
  • Physics, Engineering
In this paper we outline a new approach to the analysis of polarimetric synthetic aperture (POLSAR) data. Here we exploit target orthogonality as a multi-dimensional extension of wave orthogonality, familiar on the Poincaré sphere. We first show how to formulate a general basis for a complex orthogonal scattering space using a generalization of the Poincaré formulation, and then show how to optimize the backscattered signal in this space for both monostatic and bistatic radar systems. We… Expand

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