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Tomographic Reconstruction For Impenetrable Objects
Author(s): J. R. Lovell; R. P. Porter; W. C. Chew
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Paper Abstract

A practical technique is presented for finding the shape of a smooth, reflecting, convex object from its scattered field. The method assumes the field on the surface of the object satisfies Dirichlet boundary conditions. A surface identifier is computed from the T-matrix of the scatterer, which in turn, is found from data recorded on a surface surrounding the object. We restrict ourselves to two dimensional objects and the scalar wave equation, but the methods will readily extend, for example, to three dimensions or electromagnetic waves.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0558, Inverse Optics II, (25 October 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.949564
Show Author Affiliations
J. R. Lovell, Schlumberger-Doll Research (United States)
R. P. Porter, Schlumberger-Doll Research (United States)
W. C. Chew, Schlumberger-Doll Research (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0558:
Inverse Optics II
Richard H.T. Bates; Anthony J. Devaney, Editor(s)

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