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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 614931, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/614931
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Performance Comparison of Reflector- and Planar-Antenna Based Digital Beam-Forming SAR

Microwaves and Radar Institute, German Aerospace Center (DLR), 82230 Wessling, Germany

Received 15 October 2008; Revised 23 January 2009; Accepted 17 March 2009

Academic Editor: Giovanni Toso

Copyright © 2009 Marwan Younis et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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