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Image Reconstruction Of Flaws Using Ramp Response Signatures
Author(s): V. V. Varadan; S. J. Tsao; V. K. Varadan; B. R. Tittmann
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Paper Abstract

A new method for generating three dimensional images of flaws in elastic solids from backscattered data at a finite number of look angles (usually 2 to 3) is presented. The procedure is based on the physical elastodynamics aporoximation which leads to a relationship between the backscattered ramp response to an incident ultrasonic ramp pulse and the area of cross section of the object along the "line of sight."

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0768, Pattern Recognition and Acoustical Imaging, (10 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940280
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V. V. Varadan, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)
S. J. Tsao, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)
V. K. Varadan, The Pennsylvania State University (United States)
B. R. Tittmann, Rockwell International Science Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0768:
Pattern Recognition and Acoustical Imaging
Leonard A. Ferrari, Editor(s)

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