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Opportunity at Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Radar Systems Theory

Location

Sensors Directorate, RY/Electromagnetics Technology Division

RO# Location
13.35.01.B4478 Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 454337542

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Himed, Braham braham.himed@us.af.mil 937.713.8124

Description

This task involves research and theoretical analyses concerning the development of new techniques and radar system concepts (spatially and spectrally diverse radars), which provide greatly improved performance for ground, air, and space surveillance (passive and active) radars; synthetic aperture (and “all target” imaging) radars; sparse arrays; multi-static radar; distributed RF sensors; and multiple aperture interferometric radars. Current topics include suppression of range-angle-Doppler ambiguities, analysis of ambiguity induced limitations from an information theoretic viewpoint, interferometric clutter cancellation and interferometric height discrimination, automatic focusing, preprocessing for clutter and electromagnetic interference suppression prior to space-time adaptive processing, and multifrequency waveform diverse radars for persistent surveillance combined with high fidelity imaging and feature extraction for processing, exploitation and dissemination (PED). Extensive computer modeling, simulation facilities, and experimental data sets are available to support this research.

 

Keywords:
Adaptive process; Clutter; Dual frequency; Modeling; Radar; SAR; Simulation; Target recognition;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants
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