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Polarimetric model for a stepped-frequency continuous-wave ground-penetrating radar
Author(s): Alan Langman; Michael R. Inggs
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Paper Abstract

Polarimetric measurements provide additional information to aid in determining the geometric and physical properties of sub-surface targets. In this paper algorithms are derived to extract polarimetric target descriptors from a Stepped Frequency Continuous Wave Ground Penetrating Radar (SFCW GPR) data. The algorithm uses the multi-snapshot Matrix Pencil-of-function Method, to estimate the parameters of a fully polarimatric SFCW GPR model developed in this paper. The processing is applied to both simulated and laboratory measurements, and the results demonstrate the validity of this technique.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4758, Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, (12 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.462291
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Alan Langman, Univ. of Cape Town (South Africa)
Michael R. Inggs, Univ. of Cape Town (South Africa)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4758:
Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar

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