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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8485305, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8485305
Research Article

A Parasitic Array Receiver for ISAR Imaging of Ship Targets Using a Coastal Radar

Department of Information Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome, Italy

Received 15 April 2016; Accepted 12 June 2016

Academic Editor: Michelangelo Villano

Copyright © 2016 Fabrizio Santi and Debora Pastina. 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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