6. Passive Systems

  1. David J. Daniels

Published Online: 3 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470539859.ch6

EM Detection of Concealed Targets

EM Detection of Concealed Targets

How to Cite

Daniels, D. J. (2009) Passive Systems, in EM Detection of Concealed Targets, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470539859.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470121696

Online ISBN: 9780470539859



  • passive millimeter-wave detection and radiometry imaging and principles;
  • total power radiometer (TPR) and Dicke radiometer, overcoming TPR instability;
  • imaging systems


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principles of Radiometry

  • Total Power Radiometer

  • Dicke Radiometer

  • Minimum Detectable Temperature

  • Temperature Resolution

  • Imaging Systems

  • Summary