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Inversion of 10-GHz scattered field data using distorted-wave Born approximations
Author(s): Michael A. Fiddy; Ali Alavi; Freeman C. Lin; Robert V. McGahan
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Paper Abstract

Numerical methods recently developed to invert scattered field data are presented in this paper. Based on the extension to the well-known first-order Born approximation for linearized inverse scattering, these methods allow a wider class of more strongly scattering objects to be imaged. The distorted-wave approximation is described and the further approximations enabling it to be used for inverse scattering problems are given. These algorithms are evaluated using both numerical simulations and experimental data collected from known scattering objects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1351, Digital Image Synthesis and Inverse Optics, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23633
Show Author Affiliations
Michael A. Fiddy, Univ. of Lowell (United States)
Ali Alavi, Univ. of Lowell (United States)
Freeman C. Lin, Univ. of Lowell (United States)
Robert V. McGahan, Rome Air Development Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1351:
Digital Image Synthesis and Inverse Optics
Arthur F. Gmitro; Paul S. Idell; Ivan J. LaHaie, Editor(s)

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