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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 605604, 9 pages
Sidelobe Reduction in the Pulse-Compression Radar Using Synthesis of NLFM Laws
Department of Communications and Military Electronic Systems, Military Technical Academy, George Coşbuc Avenue 39-49, 050141 Bucharest, Romania
Received 24 October 2012; Revised 28 January 2013; Accepted 18 February 2013
Academic Editor: Stefano Selleri
Copyright © 2013 Iulian-Constantin Vizitiu. 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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