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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2012, Article ID 761816, 22 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/761816
Research Article

Development of a Near-Field Bistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar for Complex Target Reconstruction

ACFR, University of Sydney, Rose Street Building (J04), NSW 2006, Australia

Received 6 September 2011; Revised 13 February 2012; Accepted 14 March 2012

Academic Editor: Amedeo Capozzoli

Copyright © 2012 David G. Johnson and Graham M. Brooker. 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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