The penetrating depth analysis of Lunar Penetrating Radar onboard Chang’e-3 rover

  title={The penetrating depth analysis of Lunar Penetrating Radar onboard Chang’e-3 rover},
  author={Xing Shuguo and Yan Su and Jianqing Feng and S. Dai and YuanHua Xiao and C. Ding and Chunlai Li},
  journal={Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Lunar Penetrating Radar (LPR) has successfully been used to acquire a large amount of scientific data during its in-situ detection. The analysis of penetrating depth can help to determine whether the target is within the effective detection range and contribute to distinguishing useful echoes from noise. First, this study introduces two traditional methods, both based on a radar transmission equation, to calculate the penetrating depth. The only difference between the two methods is that the… Expand
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