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Tunnel detection and localisation via multi-monostatic radio frequency tomography using magnetic sources

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posted on 27.01.2014, 00:00 authored by Francesco Soldovieri, Lorenzo Lo Monte, Danilo Erricolo
An inverse scattering approach is presented to detect, localise and estimate the geometry of buried dielectric targets, in a 2D scenario, by exploiting magnetic sources as transmitting antennas. Explicit formulas to compute the scattered field from dielectric anomalies are derived for both homogeneous and half-space background scene. A linear inverse scattering approach is formulated and analysed for both the scenarios; finally, the performance of the two proposed approaches is tested against full-wave finite-differences in time-domain (FDTD) data simulating the exact scattering phenomenon.

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US Air Force Office of Scientific Research grant award number FA9550-05-1-0443.

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This paper is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publication in IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation and is subject to Institution of Engineering and Technology Copyright. The copy of record is available at IET Digital Library

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The Instution of Engineering and Technology

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en_US

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1751-8792

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01/11/2012

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