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Unformatted text preview: amplification, sources of noise, radiometry, system sensitivity metrics (e.g. NEP and NETD), system resolution metrics (spatial and spectral). Active Detection and Sensor Principles: transmitter types and associated waveform, detection mechanism (direct, coherent and in-between), effect of noise, radar-range equation, statistical detection theory based on maximum-likelihood criteria; probabilities of detection, false-alarm, etc.; receiver-operating characteristics (ROCs) THz Systems and Applications: radio astronomy, molecular spectroscopy (gas, liquid, and solid states), imaging of concealed objects, imaging of biological materials. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2009 for the course ECE 000 taught by Professor O during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.
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