List of Publications

Books

Papers (before 1989)

Papers (since 1989)

  • N. Levanon and A. Freedman: ``Ambiguity function of quadriphase coded radar pulse'', IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-25 (6), 848-853, 1989. pdf file (ambquadr.pdf)
  • N. Levanon "Interferometny against differential Doppler: Performance comparison of two emitter location airborne systems", IEE Proceedings (London), Part F, 136 (2), 70-74, 1989. pdf file (interf.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and M. Shor: ``Order statistics CFAR for Weibull background'', IEE Proceedings (London), Part F, 137(3), 157-162, 1990. pdf file (osweibul.pdf)
  • M. Shor and N. Levanon: ``Performances of order statistics CFAR'', IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-27 (2), 214-224, 1991. pdf file (perforos.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: ``Analytic comparison of four robust algorithms for post-detection integration'', IEE Proc. (London), Part F, 139 (1), 67-72, 1992. pdf file (analcomp.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and A. Freedman: ``Periodic ambiguity function of CW signals with perfect periodic autocorrelation'', IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-28 (2), 387-395, 1992. pdf file (perambcw.pdf)
  • R. Ravid and N. Levanon: ``Maximum likelihood CFAR for Weibull background'', IEE Proc. (London) Part F, 139 (3), 256-264, 1992. pdf file (mlcfar.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: ``CW alternatives to the coherent pulse train signals and processors'', IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, AES-29 (1), 250-254, 1993. pdf file (cwaltern.pdf)
  • A. Freedman and N. Levanon: ``Properties of the periodic ambiguity function''. IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-30 (3), 938-941, 1994. pdf file (proppaf.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and B. Getz: ``Comparison between Linear-FM and phase coded CW radars'', IEE Proc. (London), Radar, Sonar and Navigation, 141 (4), 230-240, 1994. pdf file (complfm.pdf)
  • B. Getz and N. Levanon: ``Weight effects on the periodic ambiguity function''. IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-31 (1), 182-193, 1995. pdf file (weightef.pdf)
  • A. Freedman, N. Levanon and S. Gabbay: ``Perfect periodic correlation sequences''. Signal Processing 41, 165-174, 1995. pdf file (perfect_periodic_correlation_sequences.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Upgrading conical scan with off-boresight measurements", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-33 (4), 1350-1357, 1997. pdf file (conical.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Quick position determination using 1 or 2 LEO satellites", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-34 (3), 736-754, 1998. pdf file (quickpos.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Effectiveness boundaries of Interferometric SAR", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-35 (3), 1106-1111, 1999.
  • N. Levanon: "Instant active positioning with one LEO satellite", Navigation, 46, (2), pp. 87-95, 1999. pdf file (Instant_active_positioning_with_one_LEO_satellite.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Lowest GDOP in 2-D scenarios", IEE Proc.(London)- Radar, Sonar and Navigation, 147 (3), 149-155, 2000.pdf file (lowgdop.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Multifrequency complementary phase-coded radar signal", IEE Proc.(London)- Radar, Sonar and Navigation, 147 (6), 276-284, 2000 pdf file (Mul_iee.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Acoustic hit indicator", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-37 (1), 304-309, 2001. pdf file (Ieee_hit.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and E. Mozeson: "Multicarrier radar signal - pulse train and CW", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-38 (2), 707-720, 2002. pdf file (mulieee.pdf)
  • E. Mozeson and N. Levanon: "MATLAB code for plotting ambiguity functions", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-38 (3), 1064-1068, 2002. pdf file (mtlb_amb.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Stepped-frequency pulse-train radar signal", IEE Proc. - Radar, Sonar and Navigation, 149 (6), 297-309, 2002. pdf file (stepfr.pdf)
  • E. Mozeson and N. Levanon: "Multicarrier radar signals with low peak-to-mean envelope power ratio", IEE Proc. - Radar, Sonar and Navigation, 150 (2), 71-77, 2003. pdf file (mcpc_pmepr.pdf)
  • E. Mozeson and N. Levanon: "Removing autocorrelation sidelobes by overlaying orthogonal coding on any train of identical pulses", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-39 (2), 583-603, 2003. pdf file (orthogonal_AES_Tr.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and E. Mozeson: "Nullifying ACF grating lobes in stepped-frequency train of LFM pulses", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-39 (2), 694-703, 2003. pdf file (nullifying.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and E. Mozeson: "Modified Costas signal", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 40 (3), 946-953, 2004. pdf file (modified_costas.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Implementing orthogonal binary overlay on a pulse train using frequency modulation", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 41 (1), 372-382, 2005. pdf file (Levanon_IEEE_TAES_JAN_05.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Cross-correlation of long binary signals with longer mismatched filters", IEE Proc. - Radar, Sonar and Navigation, 152 (6), 372-382, 2005. pdf file (mismatched_IEE.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and U. Levanon: "Two-valued frequency-coded waveforms with favorable periodic autocorrelation", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 42 (1), 237-248, 2006. pdf file (two_valued_fm.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Noncoherent pulse compression", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 42 (2), 756-765, 2006. pdf file (noncoherent_compression.pdf)
  • M. B. Sverdlik and N. Levanon: "Family of multicarrier bi-phase radar signals represented by ternary arrays", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 42 (3), 933-953, 2006. pdf file (Sverdlik_AES_July_06.pdf), Matlab program (all_ensembles.m)
  • N. Levanon: "Comment on 'Multi-range resolution radar using sideband spectrum energy'", IET Radar Sonar Navigation, Vol. 1 (3), 248, 2007. pdf file (comment_iet_2007.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Range sidelobes blanking by comparing outputs of contrasting mismatched filters", IET Radar Sonar Navigation, Vol. 3 (3), 265-277, 2009. pdf file (iet_rsn_paper_june_09.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Mitigating range ambiguity in high PRF radar using inter-pulse binary coding", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 45 (2), 687-697, 2009. pdf file (mitigating_range_ambiguity_aes_apr_09.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Noncoherent radar pulse compression based on complementary sequences", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 45 (2), 742-747, 2009. pdf file (ncpc_complementary.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "New waveform design for magnetron-based marine radar", IET Radar Sonar Navigation, Vol. 3 (5), 530-540, 2009. pdf file (waveform_for_magnetron_marine_radar.pdf)
  • N. Levanon, E. Ben-Yaacov and D. Quartler: "New waveform for magnetron marine radar - experimental results", IET Radar Sonar Navigation, Vol. 6 (5), 314-321, 2012. pdf file (iet_rsn_may_2012.pdf)
  • D. Kravitz, D. Grodensky, N. Levanon and A. Zadok: "High-resolution low-sidelobe laser ranging based on incoherent pulse compression", IEEE Photonic Technology Letters, Vol. 24, (23), 2119-2121, 2012. pdf file (laser_ranging.pdf)
  • Y. Antman, N. Levanon and A. Zadok: "Low-noise delays from dynamic Brillouin gratings based on perfect Golomb coding of pump waves", Optics Letters, Vol. 37, (24), 5259-5261, December 15, 2012. pdf file (brillouin_grating_based_on_golomb_coding.pdf)
  • Y. Antman, L. Yaron, T. Langer, M. Tur, N. Levanon and A. Zadok: "Experimental demonstration of localized Brillouin gratings with low off-peak reflectivity established by perfect Golomb codes", Optics Letters, Vol. 38, (22), 4701-4704, Nov 15, 2013. pdf file (ol-38-22-4701.pdf)
  • A. Sadogursky and N. Levanon: "Performances of Marcum's (S+N)-N integration scheme with fluctuating targets", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 50, (1), 319-328, 2014. pdf file (s_plus_n_minus_n_detection.pdf)
  • D. Elooz, Y. Antman, N. Levanon, and A. Zadok: "High-resolution long-reach distributed Brillouin sensing based on combined time-domain and correlation-domain analysis", Opt. Express, 22, 6453-6463, 2014. pdf file (op_express_2104.pdf)
  • Y. London, Y. Antman, R. Cohen, N. Kimelfeld, N. Levanon, and A. Zadok: "High-resolution long-range distributed Brillouin analysis using dual-layer phase and amplitude coding", Opt. Express, 22, 27144-27158, 2014. pdf file (oe-22-22-27144.pdf)
  • A. Ilovitsh, E. Preter, N. Levanon and Z. Zalevsky: "Time multiplexing super resolution using a Barker-based array", Optics Letters, Vol. 40, (2), 163-165, Jan 15, 2015. pdf file (optical super resolution 2015.pdf)
  • A. Ilovitsh, T. Ilovitsh, E. Preter, N. Levanon and Z. Zalevsky: "Super-resolution using Barker-based array projected via spatial light modulator", Optics Letters, Vol. 40, (8), 1802-1805, Apr 15, 2015. pdf file (ol-40-8-1802.pdf)
  • N. Levanon, I. Cohen, N. Arbel and A. Zadok: "Non-coherent pulse compression - aperiodic and periodic waveforms", IET Radar Sonar Navigation. Vol. 10 (1), pp-216-224, 2016. pdf file (non_coherent_pulse_compression_IET-RSN_Jan_2016.pdf)
  • N. Arbel, L. Hirschbrand, S. Weiss, N. Levanon and A. Zadok: "Continuously operating laser range finder based on incoherent pulse compression: noise analysis and experiment", IEEE Photonic Journal Vol. 8 (2), April 2016. pdf file (continuously_operating_laser_range_finder.pdf)
  • I. Cohen, R. Elster and N. Levanon: "Good practical continuous waveform for active bistatic radar", IET Radar Sonar Navigation., Vol. 10 (4), pp. 798-806, 2016. pdf file (good_cw_waveform_IET_RSN_2016.pdf)
  • Y. London, Y. Antman, E. Preter, N. Levanon and A. Zadok: "Brillouin optical correlation domain analysis addressing 440,000 resolution points", Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 34 (19), pp. 4421-4429, Oct. 2016. pdf file (light_wave_technology_07389960.pdf)
  • N. Levanon, I. Cohen and P. Itkin: "Complemantary pair radar waveform - evaluating and mitigating some drawbacks", IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine., Vol. 32 (3), pp. 40-49, March 2017. pdf file (complementary_pair_IEEE_AES_Magzine_March_2017.pdf)
  • N. Levanon, I. Cohen: "Binary frequency shift keying for continuous waveform radar", IEEE Trans on Aerospace and Electronic Systems ., Vol. 53 (5), pp. 2462 - 2468, Oct 2017. pdf file (binary_FSK_CW_taes.pdf)
  • I. Cohen, N. Levanon,: "Contribution of auxiliary coherent radar receiver to target's velocity estimation", IET Radar Sonar Navigation. Vol. 12 (3), pp. 287-293, March 2018. pdf file (auxiliary_coherent_radar_receiver.pdf)

Papers (In print)

  • J.J. Mompó, L. Shiloh, N. Arbel, N. Levanon, A. Loayssa, A. Eyal: "Distributed dynamic strain sensing via perfect periodic coherent codes and a polarization diversity receiver", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, 2019. pdf file (distributed_dynamic_strain_sensing.pdf)
  • J.H. Didi, N. Levanon,: "Repeated sorting on sliding window for OS-CFAR", IET Radar Sonar Navigation. (accepted Apr. 2019). pdf file (repeated_sorting_iet_rsn.pdf)

PATENTS

  • Black, H.D., J. Daniels, N. Levanon and T.E. Strikwerda: "Platform transmitter terminal (PTT) for use with an ARGOS type satellite system and utilizing a solar array/rechargeable battery power source". U.S. Patent No. 4,731,870; March 15, 1988.
  • Levanon, N.: "Acoustic hit indicator". U.S. Patent No. 5,920,522; July 6, 1999. pdf file (hit_pat.pdf)
  • Levanon, N.: "Passive position determination using two low-earth orbit satellites". U.S. Patent No. 6,078,284; June 20, 2000. pdf file (pass_pat.pdf)
  • Levanon, N.: "Positioning determination using one low earth orbit satellite". U.S. Patent No. 6,107,959; August 22, 2000 pdf file (ones_pat.pdf)
  • Dai J., Levanon, N., Ames W.G., Victor E., Determan J.: "Accurate range and range rate determination in a satellite communcations system". U.S. Patent No. 6,137,441; October 24, 2000. pdf file (meas_pat.pdf)
  • Agrawal A., Vajayan R., Levanon N.: "Accumulated phase measurement using open-loop phase estimation". U.S. Patent No. 6,282,500; August 28, 2001. pdf file (phase_pat.pdf)
  • Levanon N., Victor E.B., Vembu S.: "Unambiguous position determination using two low-earth orbit satellites". U.S. Patent No. 6,327,534; December 4, 2001. pdf file (Twos_pat.pdf)
  • Miller D.S., Levanon N., Agrawal A.:"System and method for measuring round trip delay on the paging and access channels". U.S. Patent No. 6,366,762; April 2, 2002. pdf file (rtd_pat.pdf)
  • Levanon N.:"Fine positioning of a user terminal in a satellite communication system". U.S. Patent No. 6,369,754; April 9, 2002. pdf file (finemod.pdf)
  • Levanon N.:"Multifrequency signal structure for radar systems". U.S. Patent No. 6,392,588; May 21, 2002. pdf file (mcpc_pat.pdf)
  • Fernandez-Corbaton J., Levanon N.:"System and method of estimating earliest arrival of CDMA forward and reverse link signals". U.S. Patent No. 6697417; Feb. 24, 2004. pdf file (pat_6697417.pdf)

CONFERENCES (Since 1989)

  • N. Levanon and M. Shor: "OS-CFAR for Weibull clutter", Proceedings of the Int'l Symp. On Noise and clutter Rejection (ISNCR-89), Kyoto, November, 14-16, 1989. pp. 548-553.
  • N. Levanon: "Censored video integration in radar detection", Proceeding of the IEEE 1990 Int'l Radar Conference, Arlington Virginia, May 7-10, 1990. pp. 511-513. pdf file (censored_video_integration.pdf)
  • R. Ravid and N. Levanon: "Maximum likelihood CFAR for Weibull background", Proceeding of the 1991 CIE Int'l Conference, on Radar (CICR-91), Beijing, Oct. 22-24,1991, pp. 411-414.
  • N. Levanon: "Delay-Doppler response of new CW radar signals", Proceeding of the Iternational Conference on Radar (Radar 94), Paris, May 3-6, 1994, pp. 376-381.
  • N. Levanon: "Multifrequency radar signals", Proceeding of the IEEE 2000 Int'l Radar Conference, Alexandria, VA, USA, May 7-12, 2000 pp. 683-688. pdf file (multifre.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Multifrequency complementary phase-coded radar signal", Proceeding of the Greman Radar Symposium - GRS 2000, Berlin, Germany, 11-12 October 2000, pp. 449-454. pdf file (GRS2000.PDF)
  • N. Levanon: "Train of diverse multifrequency radar pulses", Proceeding of the IEEE 2001 Radar Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-3, 2001, pp. 93-98. pdf file (Rad2001.pdf)
  • E. Mozeson and N. Levanon: "Diverse radar pulse-train with favourable autocorrelation and ambiguity functions", Proceeding of the IEE Radar 2002 Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 15-17 Oct. 2002, pp. 172-176. pdf file (overlay.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and E. Mozeson: "Orthogonal train of modified Costas pulses", Proceeding of the IEEE 2004 Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 26-29, 2004, pp. 255-259. pdf file (levanon_rad2004_final.pdf)
  • U. Peer and N. Levanon: "Compression waveforms for non-coherent radar", 2007 IEEE Radar Conference, Boston, MA, USA, April 17-20, 2007. pdf file (RadarConf_2007.pdf)
  • N. Levanon and U. Peer: "Non-coherent pulse compression - concept and waveforms", 21'st IEEE Israel AP/MTT & AES Chapters Symposium, Tel Aviv, May 15, 2007. pdf file (ncpc_israel_conf.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Inter-pulse coding for ideal range response", 2008 IEEE Radar Conference, Rome, Italy, 26-30 May, 2008. pp. 36-41. pdf file (inter_pulse_coding_rome_08.pdf)
  • R. Erdmann, J. Malowicki, M. Fanto, T. McEwen, H. Zmuda and N. Levanon: "Waveform use in incoherent radar and laser radar applications", 54th Annual Tri-Service Radar Symposium, Monterey, CA, 23-27 June, 2008. pdf file (TriServiceRadar_2008.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "The periodic ambiguity function - its validity and value", 2010 IEEE Int'l Radar Conference, Washington, DC, USA, 10-14 May 2010, pp. 204-208. pdf file (levanon_PAF_paper_radar_2010.pdf)
  • E. Ben-Yaacov, D. Quartler and N. Levanon: "Inter-pulse coding and coherent-on-receive modifications of magnetron-based marine radar", IEEE COMCAS 2011, Tel Aviv, Israel, November 7-9, 2011. pdf file (comcas11_paper.pdf) , pdf file (comcas11_presentation.pdf)
  • N. Levanon, E. Ben-Yaacov, and D. Quartler: "Novel waveform for magnetron radar", IET Int'l. Conf. on Radar Systems (Radar 2012), Glasgow, UK, 22-25 October, 2012. pdf file (novel_waveform_for_magnetron_iet_radar_conf_2012.pdf)
  • D. Kravitz, D. Grodensky, A. Zadok and N. Levanon: "Incoherent compression of complementary code pairs for laser ranging and detection", IEEE COMCAS 2013, Tel Aviv, Israel, 21-23 October, 2013. pdf file (incoherent_compression_comcas_2013.pdf)
  • D. Grodensky, D. Kravitz, N. Arbel, N. Levanon and A. Zadok: "Incoherent pulse compression in laser range finder", Proc. SPIE 9080, Laser Radar Technology and Applications XIX; and Atmospheric Propagation XI, 90800M (June 2014). pdf file (incoherent_pulse_compression_in_laser_range_finder.pdf)
  • I. Cohen and N. Levanon: "Weight Windows - an Improved Approach", 2014 IEEE 28'th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Eylat, Israel, 3-5 December 2014. pdf file (weight-windows-levanon.pdf)
  • N. Levanon: "Creating Sidelobe-Free Range Zone Around Detected Radar Target", 2014 IEEE 28'th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Eylat, Israel, 3-5 December 2014. pdf file (creating-sidelobe-levanon.pdf)
  • N. Arbel, L. Hirschbrand, S. Weiss, N. Levanon, and A. Zadok, "Continuous-Wave Laser Range Finder Based on Incoherent Compression of Periodic Sequences," paper STh3O.2 in Conference on Laser and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2015, San-Jose CA, May 2015). OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2015). pdf file (07184069.pdf)
  • I. Cohen and N. Levanon: "Adjusting 3-pulse canceller to enhance slow radar targets", IEEE Int'l Conf. on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronic Systems (COMCAS 2015), 2-4 November 2015, Tel Aviv, Israel. pdf file (107700.pdf)
  • A. Ilovitsh, T. Ilovitsh, E. Preter, N. Levanon and Z. Zalevsky:"Time multiplexing super resolution using a 2D Barker-based array", SPIE 9716, Optical Methods in Developmental Biology IV, March 9, 2016, pp. 97160I1-8, doi:10.1117/12.2206198. pdf file (spie_proc_2D_Barker-based_array.pdf)
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