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9 October 2008 One point calibration in interferometric radiometers devoted to Earth observation
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Amplitude calibration has a major impact on the final performance of an interferometric radiometer devoted to Earth observation. This work presents a new method to calibrate the instrument based on a combination of internal and external signals. This so-called "one point" calibration makes use of deep sky views as single external calibration target. This method will be tested in the commissioning phase of the MIRAS/SMOS mission by the European Space Agency, as a back-up of the current calibration approach.
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F. Torres, V. González-Gambau, and C. González-Haro "One point calibration in interferometric radiometers devoted to Earth observation", Proc. SPIE 7106, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XII, 710610 (9 October 2008);


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