Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
Conference DS110
Radar Sensor Technology XXII
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
9 October 2017

Author Notification:
11 December 2017

Manuscript Due Date:
19 March 2018

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Fauzia Ahmad, Temple Univ. (United States)
  • Moeness G. Amin, Villanova Univ. (United States)
  • Joseph C. Deroba, U.S. Army CERDEC Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate (United States)
  • Mark Govoni, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • John E. Gray, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. Dahlgren Div. (United States)
  • Majeed Hayat, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
  • Chandra Kambhamettu, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
  • Seong-Hwoon Kim, Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems (United States)
  • Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Changzhi Li, Texas Tech Univ. (United States)
  • Jenshan Lin, Univ. of Florida (United States)
  • Robert Linnehan, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (United States)
  • Ronald D. Lipps, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • David G. Long, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)

Program Committee continued...
  • Neeraj Magotra, Western New England Univ. (United States)
  • Anthony F. Martone, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • Gregory J. Mazzaro, The Citadel (United States)
  • George J. Moussally, Mirage Systems (United States)
  • Ram M. Narayanan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
  • Lam H. Nguyen, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • Hector A. Ochoa, The Univ. of Texas at Tyler (United States)
  • Thomas Pizzillo, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Zhijun G. Qiao, The Univ. of Texas-Pan American (United States)
  • Ann M. Raynal, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
  • Jerry Silvious, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
  • David Tahmoush, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
  • Russell Vela, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
  • Frank Yakos, Consultant (United States)
  • Yan Zhang, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
  • Ruolin Zhou, Western New England Univ. (United States)

Call for
Papers
The continued advance of basic technologies in areas including components, processing, and enabling tools is facilitating remarkable leaps forward in radar system performance. This includes enabling new modes, more sophisticated processing algorithms, and new applications in defense, homeland security, and commercial arenas. This broad-based conference seeks to foster dialog between researchers and developers in the various aspects of radar technology development, including commercial, academic, military, and government sectors. It furthermore seeks to provide a forum to present new developments, including experimental and theoretical results that might be of interest to the larger community.

Papers are solicited in topical areas including, but no limited to, the following:

Programs and Systems
  • airborne, vehicle-borne, maritime, and space-based radar systems
  • operational, experimental, developmental, and demonstration systems
  • science missions, radar astronomy
  • multi-mission systems, collaborative sensors, EW topics.
Applications and Exploitation Techniques
  • intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR)
  • IED detection and defeat, including UXO and mine detection
  • foliage penetration (FOPEN) radar, ground penetration (GPEN) radar
  • homeland security, law enforcement, border monitoring, tunnel detection, disaster monitoring
  • maritime, littoral and coastal applications, arctic applications
  • collision avoidance, sense-and-avoid, due-regard, air traffic control, guidance and control
  • moving target detection, traffic monitoring, vibrometry, dismount detection, change detection
  • meteorological, environmental, and climate monitoring
  • high-fidelity mapping, precision navigation, tags and transponders
  • polarimetric techniques
  • RF-enabled cyber applications and techniques.
Algorithms and Processing Techniques
  • imaging radar including real-beam, SAR, SAR, and motion imagery
  • interferometric processing, 3D and tomographic techniques, passive radar, bistatic, MIMO
  • target detection and tracking, space-time adaptive processing (STAP), system optimization
  • automatic target recognition (ATR), interference mitigation, spectrum engineering
  • multisensor integration and aiding, sensor fusion, GPS-denied operation
  • compressive sensing.
Components and Technologies
  • navigation systems, instruments, and components for radar
  • microwave components, including microwave power amplifiers, DRFM technology
  • antennas, including AESA antennas, multi-aperture antennas
  • waveform design and generation, radar processors
  • metamaterials, double-negative and single-negative materials
  • tools and techniques for system and circuit design, modeling, fabrication, and performance validation.
Phenomenology
  • radar scattering from terrain, rain/snow, ice, atmospheric particulates, and sea clutter
  • propagation through walls, foliage, ground, other media, including atmospheric effects
  • target scattering modeling and measurements from cultural targets and vehicles.
  • high-fidelity EM modeling of scattering from discrete and distributed clutter; calculation of theoretical response.
SPECIAL SESSION ON NOISE AND (LOW-PROBABILITY OF INTERCEPT) LPI RADAR
  • noise, noise-like, and chaotic waveform generation
  • system architectures and implementation, including processing techniques
  • LPI, passive, and covert radar sensing technology
  • applications of noise radar (e.g. MTI, SAR, ATR).
SPECIAL SESSION ON MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF RADAR
  • biomedical and physiological sensing with radar
  • dielectric properties of human and animal tissue
  • non-invasive heartbeat and respiration estimation, biometric signature characterization
  • tomographic imaging of the human body
  • radar as a medical diagnostic tool, dosimetry
  • antennas for medical radar applications.
SPECIAL SESSION ON INDOOR/URBAN TARGET DETECTION, LOCALIZATION, AND TRACKING
  • interior building sensing using ground-based SAR, airborne SAR
  • indoor stationary and/or moving target detection and classification, sense through the wall radar
  • multipath suppression and exploitation.
SPECIAL SESSION ON NON-LINEAR AND COGNITIVE RADAR
  • theory and practice, including signal processing (operational bands, hardware implementation issues, high-resolution processing, etc.)
  • spectrum sensing strategies, and waveform design and adaptation
  • detection, tracking, and image formation (e.g., non-linear SAR and non-linear MTI)
  • hardware architecture design.
SPECIAL SESSION ON QUANTUM RADAR
  • theory and experiments relating to quantum radar.
SPECIAL SESSION ON RADAR MICRO-DOPPLER
  • techniques, targets, phenomenology, models, and simulations
  • bistatic, multistatic, urban, and polystatic micro-Doppler
  • micro-Doppler radar and waveform design
  • micro-range with micro-Doppler, non-coherent micro-Doppler
  • classification, fusion with micro-Doppler
  • applications, including military, automotive, medical
  • windmills and wind farms.
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