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Inverse Scattering In The First Born Approximation
Author(s): William H. Carter
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Paper Abstract

Wolf's formulation for inverse scattering in the first Born approximation is reviewed and discussed from an experimental point-of-view. Some of the experimental problems associated with obtaining enough data to satisfy the requirements of this theory are described and a method for using symmetry to reduce the data requirements for a class of scatterers is explained. A successful experiment which employed this theory to reconstruct structure in an object with rectangular structure is reviewed. It appears that this theory is extremely difficult to apply to a more general scatterer with no simplifying symmetries.

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Date Published: 7 December 1982
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0358, Applications of Mathematics in Modern Optics, (7 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934062
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William H. Carter, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0358:
Applications of Mathematics in Modern Optics
William H. Carter, Editor(s)

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