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Characteristic features of radar detection of the boundary between two dispersive media having minimum electrical contrast
Author(s): Nikolay Chubinsky; Andrei Krampuls; Olga Shishkova
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Paper Abstract

Characteristic features of ultra wide band (UWB) radio pulses reflection from a flat boundary between two lossy media with minimum contrast of dielectric permittivities are examined. The task has a high-priority for radar probing of upper soil layer and is connected with ranging of boundary between two media with close electrical parameters. This problem was solved many times for quasi-coherent signals and for transparent media. It was analyzed in [1] for UWB signals and monostatic GPR when difference of touching media electrical properties was pronounced (including a case of continuous vary of electrical properties near of boundary). Here we restrict ourselves in sharp border of homogeneous media in order to determine a generality of UWB signals reflection from lowcontrast boundaries.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4758, Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, (12 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.462289
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Nikolay Chubinsky, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia)
Andrei Krampuls, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia)
Olga Shishkova, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4758:
Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar
Steven Koppenjan; Hua Lee, Editor(s)

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