Publications of Paco López-Dekker

Articles in journal or book chapters

  1. J. Matar, M. Rodriguez-Cassola, G. Krieger, P. Lopez-Dekker, and A. Moreira. MEO SAR: System Concepts and Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, pp 1-12, 2019. Keyword(s): Orbits, Sensitivity, Synthetic aperture radar, Antennas, Spatial resolution, Low earth orbit satellites, Coverage, medium-Earth-orbit (MEO) synthetic aperture radar (SAR), orbits, SAR, space radiation, system performance.. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  2. M. Yang, P. Lopez-Dekker, P. Dheenathayalan, F. Biljecki, M. Liao, and R. F. Hanssen. Linking Persistent Scatterers to the Built Environment Using Ray Tracing on Urban Models. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57(8):5764-5776, August 2019. Keyword(s): electromagnetic wave scattering, millimetre wave radar, radar imaging, ray tracing, specific physical objects, millimeter-scale displacements, satellite radar images, time series, coherent measurement points, urban models, fivefold-bounce scatterers, triple-bounce scatterers, identified scatterers, matched scatterers, ray tracing, point scatterers, ray-tracing synthetic aperture radar simulator, pointlike scatterers, Synthetic aperture radar, Solid modeling, Ray tracing, Scattering, Urban areas, Geometry, Object oriented modeling, Level of detail (LOD), persistent scatterers (PSs), ray tracing, simulation, synthetic aperture radar (SAR). [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  3. Hao Zhang and Paco López-Dekker. Persistent Scatterer Densification Through the Application of Capon- and APES-Based SAR Reprocessing Algorithms. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., pp 1-13, 2019. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, PSI, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, Synthetic aperture radar, Signal resolution, Spatial resolution, Estimation, Dispersion, Jitter, Amplitude and phase estimation (APES), Capon, persistent scatterer (PS) density, PS interferometry (PSI), superresolution (SR).. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  4. Pau Prats-Iraola, Paco Lopez-Dekker, Francesco De Zan, Nestor Yague-Martinez, Mariantonietta Zonno, and Marc Rodriguez-Cassola. Performance of 3-D Surface Deformation Estimation for Simultaneous Squinted SAR Acquisitions. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 56(4):2147-2158, April 2018. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, deformation, radar imaging, radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, spaceborne radar, synthetic aperture radar, 3D mean deformation map retrieval, 3D surface deformation estimation performance, C band, L band, LOSs, along-track deformation measurement, angular separations, atmospheric delay correlation, atmospheric noise, differential measurement, future spaceborne SAR missions, hybrid Cram�r-Rao bound, interferograms, lines of sight, mathematical framework, multibeam low earth observation missions, multisatellite earth observation missions, north-south component sensitivity, quasisimultaneous squinted synthetic aperture radar interferometric acquisitions, repeat-pass scenario, simultaneous SAR image acquisition, simultaneous squinted SAR acquisitions, squint angles, troposphere autocorrelation function, troposphere-free estimation, Atmospheric measurements, Extraterrestrial measurements, Geometry, Satellites, Strain, Synthetic aperture radar, Terrestrial atmosphere, Atmospheric boundary layer (ABL), differential synthetic aperture radar interferometry (DInSAR), hybrid Cram�r�Rao bound (HCRB), squinted synthetic aperture radar acquisitions, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), troposphere. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  5. Paco Lopez-Dekker, Marc Rodriguez-Cassola, Francesco De Zan, Gerhard Krieger, and Alberto Moreira. Correlating Synthetic Aperture Radar (CoSAR). IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 54(4):2268-2284, April 2016. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, geosynchronous SAR, geosynchronous orbit, Correlating SAR, CoSAR, Doppler effect, Doppler radar, Radar imaging, Sea surface, Surface topography, Synthetic aperture radar, Bistatic radar, ocean currents, sea level, sea surface, synthetic aperture radar, van Cittert-Zernike. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  6. Francesco De Zan, A. Parizzi, Pau Prats-Iraola, and Paco López-Dekker. A SAR Interferometric Model for Soil Moisture. IEEE_J_GRS, 52(1):418-425, January 2014. Keyword(s): dielectric properties, hydrological techniques, radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, soil, synthetic aperture radar, Born approximation, L-band airborne SAR data, SAR interferometric model, coherence magnitudes, complex interferometric coherences, dielectric properties, geometrical properties, interferogram triplets, phase consistency, plane waves, quantitatively synthetic aperture radar interferometric observables, scattering models, soil moisture, tomography, vertical complex wavenumbers, Coherence, L-band, Moisture, Soil moisture, Synthetic aperture radar, Coherence, soil moisture, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) interferometry. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  7. Francesco De Zan, Gerhard Krieger, and Paco López-Dekker. On Some Spectral Properties of TanDEM-X Interferograms Over Forested Areas. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 10(1):71-75, January 2013. Keyword(s): Analytical models, Coherence, Interferometry, Predictive models, Remote sensing, Synthetic aperture radar, Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) interferometry, Tandem-X. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  8. Marc Rodriguez-Cassola, Pau Prats, D. Schulze, N. Tous-Ramon, U. Steinbrecher, L. Marotti, M. Nannini, M. Younis, P. Lopez-Dekker, M. Zink, A. Reigber, G. Krieger, and A. Moreira. First Bistatic Spaceborne SAR Experiments With TanDEM-X. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 9(1):33-37, January 2012. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Bistatic SAR, calibration, digital elevation models, geophysical equipment, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, bistatic spaceborne SAR experiments, TerraSAR-X Add-on for Digital Elevation Measurements, high-resolution interferometric mission, TanDEM-X mission, digital elevation model, Earth surface, SAR interferometry, X-band synthetic aperture radar, quasimonostatic configuration, bistatic SAR system, monostatic commissioning phase, monostatic mode, synchronization information, calibration information, bistatic images, Satellites, Synchronization, Spaceborne radar, Azimuth, Radar imaging, Coherence, Bistatic radar, bistatic SAR processing, spaceborne SAR missions, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), time and phase synchronization. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  9. Francesco De Zan and Paco Lopez-Dekker. SAR Image Stacking for the Exploitation of Long-Term Coherent Targets. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 8(3):502-506, May 2011. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, interferometry, SAR interferometry, Stacking, covariance matrices, filtering theory, radar imaging, synthetic aperture radar, SAR image stacking, long-term coherent targets, synthetic aperture radar images, coherent temporal filtering, signal to noise ratio, TerraSAR-X data, long-term interferograms, covariance matrix, Coherence, Interferometry, Decorrelation, Estimation, Noise, Stacking, Synthetic aperture radar, Synthetic aperture radar interferometry. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  10. Francesco De Zan and Paco López-Dekker. SAR Image Stacking for the Exploitation of Long-Term Coherent Targets. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., 8(3):502-506, May 2011. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR interferometry, Interferometry, differential interferometry, InSAR, DInSAR, Coherence, Decorrelation, Estimation, Interferometry, Noise, Stacking, Synthetic aperture radar, covariance matrices, filtering theory, radar imaging, synthetic aperture radar, SAR image stacking, TerraSAR-X data, coherent temporal filtering, covariance matrix, long-term coherent targets, long-term interferograms, signal to noise ratio, synthetic aperture radar images, Synthetic aperture radar interferometry;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  11. Paco López-Dekker, Pau Prats, F. De Zan, D. Schulze, G. Krieger, and Alberto Moreira. TanDEM-X First DEM Acquisition: A Crossing Orbit Experiment. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, PP(99):1-943, 2011. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, InSAR, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, TerrSAR-X, TanDEM-X, Spaceborne SAR, Single-Pass. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  12. Paco Lopez-Dekker and Jordi. J. Mallorqui. Capon- and APES-Based SAR Processing: Performance and Practical Considerations. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48(5):2388-2402, May 2010. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, APES, Amplitude and Phase EStimation, Capon, minimum variance distortionless response, MVDR, Capon Beamforming, Beamforming, geophysical techniques, spectral analysis, synthetic aperture radar, minimum variance method, APES-based SAR processing, spectral-estimation algorithms, synthetic aperture radar, Capon processing chain, chip-image size, resampling factor, diagonal loading, joint-processing approach, Monte Carlo simulations, RADARSAT-2 quad-polarization data, Barcelona, adaptive processing, 2D spectral analysis, Spain, Azimuth, Backpropagation algorithms, Focusing, Covariance matrix, Phase estimation, Tomography, Remote sensing, Laboratories, Microwave communication, Array signal processing, Adaptive processing, synthetic aperture radar, 2-D spectral analysis. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

Conference articles

  1. P. Lopez-Dekker, F. Q. d. Almeida, M. Rodriguez-Cassola, P. Prats, O. Ponce, and M. Younis. End-to-end simulation of reflector based DBF SAR Systems. In Proc. EUSAR 2016: 11th European Conf. Synthetic Aperture Radar, pages 1-5, June 2016. [bibtex-entry]

  2. Marc Rodriguez-Cassola, Pau Prats-Iraola, Paco López-Dekker, Andreas Reigber, Gerhard Krieger, and Alberto Moreira. Autonomous time and phase calibration of spaceborne bistatic SAR systems. In EUSAR 2014; 10th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar; Proceedings of, pages 1-4, June 2014. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  3. Paco López-Dekker, Francesco De Zan, Thomas Borner, Marwan Younis, K. Papathanassiou, T. Guardabrazo, V. Bourlon, S. Ramongassie, N. Taveneau, Lars Ulander, D. Murdin, N. Rogers, Shaun Quegan, and R. Franco. BIOMASS end-to-end mission performance simulator. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 4249-4252, July 2011. Keyword(s): BIOMASS, P-band synthetic aperture radar, end-to-end mission performance simulator, fully quad-polarized image data acquistion, interferometric mode, module functional description, system architecture, data acquisition, radar imaging, radar interferometry, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, vegetation, vegetation mapping. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]



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