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A Comprehensive Forward Model for Imaging under Irregular Terrain Using RF Tomography

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posted on 09.01.2014 by Lorenzo LoMonte, Francesco Soldovieri, Danilo Erricolo, Antonios Giannopoulos, Michael C. Wicks
Imaging of tunnel networks under irregular terrain using RF tomography is generalized to include the possibility of magnetic dipoles (i.e., electric loops) either as transmitting or receiving devices. Forward scattering models are presented, and a generalized method for computing numerical dyadic Green's functions is detailed. Explicit formulas for fast numerical implementation are also presented. The paper is corroborated with numerical simulations aimed at validating formulas.

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This work has been sponsored by the US Air Force Research Laboratory, under Contract no. FA-8650-10-2-7028.

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Copyright © 2012 Lorenzo Lo Monte et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Hindawi Publishing Corporation

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en_US

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1687-5869

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01/07/2012

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