What is TOPS-Deburst?

Hello fellas,
I am pre-processing sentinel-1 SLC data. I came across the term TOPS-Deburst. I don’t know the significance of this and what it actually means. Can someone tell the meaning and physical interpretation of TOPS-deburst :slight_smile:

Please have a look at the following links, explains the meaning of bursts,

Source: https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-1-sar/acquisition-modes/interferometric-wide-swath

Source: https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-1-sar/products-algorithms/level-1-algorithms/topsar-processing

The following figure depicts the meaning of Debursts,

I’d suggest to you using the following website and the SNAP help, to search for the basics,


Hey thank you so much for this valuable help. :slight_smile: