Potential and limitations of forward-looking bistatic SAR

  title={Potential and limitations of forward-looking bistatic SAR},
  author={Ingo Walterscheid and Thomas Espeter and Jens Klare and Andreas R. Brenner and Joachim H. G. Ender},
  journal={2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium},
Bistatic synthetic aperture radar (SAR) operateswith spatially separated transmit and receive antennas that are mounted on separated platforms. Provided that there is an overlap of both antenna footprints, the platforms can move with different velocities in arbitrary directions. A special configuration is given, when the receive antenna looks in forward direction, which is called bistatic forward-looking SAR. Besides the well known advantages of bistatic SAR like the increased information… 

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