Passive bistatic synthetic aperture radar imaging with galileo transmitters and a moving receiver: Experimental demonstration

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  • Zhou Hong
  • Zhangfan Zeng
  • Rui Zuo
  • Qilei Zhang

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • Beijing Radar Research Institute
  • ST Ericsson
  • National University of Defence Technology


This study discusses experimental methods and results on passive bistatic synthetic aperture radar using navigation satellites as transmitters of opportunity and a moving receiver. The article highlights practical issues in imaging. Experimental imagery obtained using Galileo satellite emissions and a receiver onboard a ground moving vehicle confirm the system technical feasibility as well as some of its major theoretically predicted parameters.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)985-993
Number of pages9
JournalIET Radar, Sonar and Navigation
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 27 Dec 2013

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