Department of Mathematics
High-Resolution Radar via Compressed Sensing
- Author(s): Herman, Matthew A.
- Strohmer, Thomas
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://arxiv.org/pdf/0803.2257.pdf
A stylized compressed sensing radar is proposed in which the time-frequency plane is discretized into an N by N grid. Assuming the number of targets K is small (i.e., K much less than N^2), then we can transmit a sufficiently "incoherent" pulse and employ the techniques of compressed sensing to reconstruct the target scene. A theoretical upper bound on the sparsity K is presented. Numerical simulations verify that even better performance can be achieved in practice. This novel compressed sensing approach offers great potential for better resolution over classical radar.