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Polarimetric millimeter-wave imaging
Author(s): Neil Anthony Salmon; Roger Appleby; Peter R. Coward
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews incoherent detection polarimetry as use din passive millimeter wave imaging. The Stokes' parameters are discussed together with the information content contained in polarimetric passive millimeter wave images. Experimental polarimeter data is presented and used to generate images of the Stokes' parameters. The degree of polarization is calculated from the experimental dat and presented. Passive millimeter wave images maximized for emission and reflection are generated from the experimentally determined Stokes' parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 August 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4373, Passive Millimeter-Wave Imaging Technology V, (21 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.438147
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Neil Anthony Salmon, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)
Roger Appleby, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)
Peter R. Coward, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency Malvern (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4373:
Passive Millimeter-Wave Imaging Technology V
Roger M. Smith; Roger Appleby, Editor(s)

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