An Improved Monopulse Forward-Looking Imaging Algorithm

  • Xiaomin Jiang
  • Yulin Huang
  • Jianyu Yang
  • Wenchao Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 202)


Forward-looking imaging plays a significant role in navigation, self-landing, etc. In this chapter, an improved monopulse forward-looking imaging algorithm is presented. Firstly, the angle of the target is estimated by monopulse angle measurement. Secondly, the radar return energy is placed to the azimuth bin indicated by the estimate angle. Then, upon completion of beam scan, a high-resolution image is gained. Finally, the mask technique is used to make the target’s boundary clear. Simulation results validate the effectiveness of this algorithm.


Monopulse Forward-looking imaging Beam sharpening Mask technique 



This work was supported by the Ph.D. Programs Foundation of Ministry of Education of China (No.A0901020110018611013)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaomin Jiang
    • 1
  • Yulin Huang
    • 1
  • Jianyu Yang
    • 1
  • Wenchao Li
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electronic EngineeringUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)ChengduChina

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