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Detection of metal and plastic mines using passive millimeter waves
Author(s): Larry Yujiri; Steven W. Fornaca; Bruce I. Hauss; Merit Shoucri; S. Talmadge
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Paper Abstract

In a continuing effort to develop new sensor technologies for the detection of land mines and other UXO, a variety of plastic and metal mines were acquired for detection tests utilizing a passive millimeter wave sensor at 44 GHz and at 12 GHz. These inert mines were surface- laid, covered with dry leaves, or buried in sand or soil, and the resulting target scene was scanned from an overhead position using the single channel sensor, generating a 2D image of the minefield.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2765, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets, (31 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.241235
Show Author Affiliations
Larry Yujiri, TRW, Inc. (United States)
Steven W. Fornaca, TRW, Inc. (United States)
Bruce I. Hauss, TRW, Inc. (United States)
Merit Shoucri, TRW, Inc. (United States)
S. Talmadge, TRW, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2765:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets
Abinash C. Dubey; Robert L. Barnard; Colin J. Lowe; John E. McFee, Editor(s)

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