Germany, Bonn


when 15 July 2016 - 22 July 2016
duration 1 week
fee EUR 600

Contents of the lectures are:

* Introduction and fundamentals of radar technology
* Overview of different radar systems
* Phased array radar and array processing: antenna technology, phased array antennas, digital beamforming (DBF), synthetic aperture radar (SAR )
* Bi- and multistatic passive radar/SAR systems
* Detection and tracking of targets
* Antennas and scattering
* Radar imaging
* Special radar techniques: waveform, Terahertz imaging, ultra wideband (UWB) radar, ground penetrating radar (GPR)

Course leader

The International Summer School will consist of a series of lectures given by recognized experts on the above topics and related fields of application. There will be parallel workshops accompanied by experts from Fraunhofer-FHR which will strengthen the l

Target group

The international summer school on Radar/SAR is intended for students, PhD students and research scientists dealing with radar related issues. Industrial research engineers and developers may also gain a lot from this week, where they will learn about the most advanced technologies and signal processing in radar. This school is officially recognized as a continuing education program.

Course aim

The main focus of the International Summer School on Radar/SAR lies in particular in imparting the knowledge of the physical fundamentals and technologies of modern Radar/SAR systems and the necessary signal processing steps. Special emphasis is put on imaging radar. Considered systems and applications are regarded within civilian range and in the defense.

Fee info

EUR 600: The fee includes accommodation, full board during the Summer School, all lectures and workshops, printed lecture material and other common activities.
Students: 600,- EUR
PhD Students: 900,- EUR
Scientists: 1200,- EUR