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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1989
  • pp: 1104–1106

Two-dimensional phase correction of synthetic-aperture-radar imagery

Dennis C. Ghiglia and Gary A. Mastin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 20, pp. 1104-1106 (1989)

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A two-dimensional synthetic-aperture-radar (SAR) phase-correction algorithm is described as a natural extension of a one-dimensional technique developed previously. It embodies some similarities of phase-gradient speckle imaging and incorporates improvements in phase estimation. Diffraction-limited performance has been obtained on actual SAR imagery regardless of scene content or phase-error structure. The algorithm is computationally efficient, robust, and easily implemented on a general-purpose computer or special-purpose hardware.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 18, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: July 26, 1989
Published: October 15, 1989

Dennis C. Ghiglia and Gary A. Mastin, "Two-dimensional phase correction of synthetic-aperture-radar imagery," Opt. Lett. 14, 1104-1106 (1989)

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