Learn why you were pulled over, quantify the stealthiness of your favorite model aircraft, or see what various household items look like at 10 GHz. In this post we will describe the basics of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging, beginning with a historical perspective, showing the state of the art, and describing what can be done in your garage laboratory. Lets image with microwaves!
The History of SAR
Ground mapping (or imaging the ground terrain) using microwave radar was done routinely in the Second World War by the Royal Air Force … Read the rest