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Subspace decomposition technique to improve GPR imaging of antipersonnel mines
Author(s): Ajith H. Gunatilaka; Brian A. Baertlein
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Paper Abstract

Ground-reflected clutter is often a performance-limiting factor in ground-penetrating radar detection of near-surface targets including anti-personnel mines. When a down-looking antenna is scanned across the surface this reflection produces a strong band in the image, which obscures shallow targets. Imperfections in the system impulse response can produce similar bands. Radar images of buried targets can be degraded by these forms of clutter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 2000
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4038, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets V, (22 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.396186
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Ajith H. Gunatilaka, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
Brian A. Baertlein, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4038:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets V
Abinash C. Dubey; James F. Harvey; J. Thomas Broach; Regina E. Dugan, Editor(s)

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