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Hinotori-C: A Full Polarimetric C Band Airborne Circularly Polarized Synthetic Aperture Radar for Disaster Monitoring

Sumantvo, J.T. Sri and Chua, M.Y. and Santosa, C.E. and Pariguabean, G.F. and Taushima, K. and Watanabe, T. and Sasmita, K. and Mardiyanto, A. and Sumantyo, F.D. Sri and Rahardjo, E. T. and Wibisono, G. and Supartono, E. and Gao, S. and Parulian, S.P. and Nasucha, M. and Kurniawan, F. and Awaludin, A. and Purbantoro, B. and Ji, Y.Q. and Imura, N. (2019) Hinotori-C: A Full Polarimetric C Band Airborne Circularly Polarized Synthetic Aperture Radar for Disaster Monitoring. In: 2018 Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS-Toyama). IEEE, New York, USA, pp. 1466-1473. ISBN 978-4-88552-316-8. (doi:10.23919/PIERS.2018.8597722) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

This paper aims to present the design and development work of a full polarimetric Circularly Polarized Synthetic Aperture Radar (CP-SAR) system. The CP-SAR sensor is operating in C band with center frequency of 5.3 GHz, operational bandwidth ranged from 100 MHz to 400 MHz, and transmitting peak power of 280 watt. Four circularly polarized antennas (2 units with left handed circularly polarized and 2 units with right handed circularly polarized) were designed and developed with approximately 22 dBic of gain, and beamwidth of 13° and 6° in range and azimuth direction, respectively. This paper also presents the results from the laboratory test and ground test of the CP-SAR sensor, as well as, the flight test results obtained from the maiden flight of the CP-SAR system using CASA/IPTN CN235-MPA aircraft.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.23919/PIERS.2018.8597722
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications)
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Steven Gao
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2019 09:58 UTC
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2019 10:58 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/73693 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Gao, S.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7402-9223
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