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, Mar. 2017. pdf file (complementary_pair_IEEE_AES_Magzine_March_2017.pdf)
  • S. Quint, J. Wittek, P. Spang, N. Levanon, T. Walther, M. Ba▀ler, "Improved signal recovery for flow cytometry based on 'spatially modulated emission'", Methods and Applications in Fluorescence, Vol 5 (3), Aug. 2017. pdf file
  • 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, Mar. 2018. pdf file (auxiliary_coherent_radar_receiver.pdf)
  • J. H. Didi; N. Levanon, "Repeated sorting on the sliding window for OS-CFAR", IET Radar Sonar Navigation, Vol. 13 (8), pp. 1272-1278, Aug. 2019. pdf file
  • J. J. Mompˇ, L. Shiloh, N. Arbel, N. Levanon, A. Loayssa and A. Eyal, "Distributed Dynamic Strain Sensing via Perfect Periodic Coherent Codes and a Polarization Diversity Receiver," Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 37, no. 18, pp. 4597-4602, 15 Sep. 2019. pdf file
  • N. Levanon, "Radar Doppler Frequency Measurements-Accuracy Versus SNR in Practical Processors," IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 34-45, Jan. 2020. pdf file
  • K. Shemer, G. Bashan, H. H. Diamandi, Y. London, T. Raanan, Y. Israelashvili, A. Charny, I. Cohen, A. Bergman, N. Levanon, A. Zadok, "Sequence-coded coherent laser ranging with high detection sensitivity", OSA Continuum, Vol. 3 (5), pp. 1274-1282, May. 2020. pdf file
  • N. Levanon, "Combining PRF staggering with phase-coded inter-pulse overlay to combat delay-Doppler ambiguities", IET Radar Sonar & Navigation, Vol. 14 (9), pp. 1436 - 1440, Jul. 2020. pdf file

PAPERS (in print / preprint)

  • N. Arbel, L. Shiloh, N. Levanon, A. Eyal, "Quasi-distributed fiber sensing via perfect periodic Legendre codes", 27th International conference on optical fiber sensors, 2020. pdf file

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)
  • L. Shiloh; N. Levanon; A. Eyal, "Highly-Sensitive Distributed Dynamic Strain Sensing via Perfect Periodic Coherent Codes", Optical Fiber Sensors 2018, Sep. 2018. pdf file
  • K. Shemer; G. Bashan; H. Diamandi; Y. London; A. Bergman; N. Levanon; A. Zadok, "Sequence-Coded Coherent Laser Range Finder", 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 2019. pdf file
  • P. Itkin and N. Levanon, "Ambiguity Function Based Radar Waveform Classification and Unsupervised Adaptation Using Deep CNN Models", 2019 IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Antennas, Communications and Electronic Systems (COMCAS), 2019. pdf file
  • K. Shemer; G. Bashan; H. H. Diamandi; Y. Lodnon; A. Charni; T. Raanan; Y. Israelashvili; I. Cohen; N. Levanon; A. Zadok, "Sequence-Coded Coherent Laser Range-Finder with Hundreds of Photons Sensitivity", 2019 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), 2019. pdf file
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