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Finite-difference modeling of ground penetrating radar antenna radiation
Author(s): Bernhard Lampe; Klaus Holliger
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Paper Abstract

The interaction of high-frequency electromagnetic wave-fields with a typical ground-penetrating radar (GPR) antenna is complex and its effects on the recorded data are not well understood. Further distortions of the radiation pattern and pulse shape must be expected to arise in the presence of a shielding of the antenna. To address these issues, we present a three-dimensional finite-difference approximation of Maxwell's equations that allows to model realistically the near-field radiation characteristic of a typical GPR system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4084, Eighth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, (27 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.383630
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Bernhard Lampe, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology/Zurich (Switzerland)
Klaus Holliger, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology/Zurich (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4084:
Eighth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar
David A. Noon; Glen F. Stickley; Dennis Longstaff, Editor(s)

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