Microwave Imaging Methods and Applications

Microwave Imaging Methods and Applications

by Matteo Patorino, Andrea Randazzo

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Overview

Microwave Imaging Methods and Applications provides practitioners and researchers with a complete overview of the latest and most important noninvasive and nondestructive techniques for inspecting structures and bodies by using microwaves. Placing emphasis on applications, the book considers many areas, from medical imaging and security… to industrial engineering and subsurface prospection. For each application, readers are presented with the objectives of the inspection and related challenges. Moreover, this groundbreaking resource details computational methods that can be used to solve inverse problems related to specific applications.

Including clear examples or the most significant practical results, this forward-looking reference focuses on systems that have been recently developed. Professionals gain the knowledge needed to compare imaging methods used in different applications and develop new uses of imaging apparatuses and systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781630813482
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2018
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Matteo Pastorino is a full professor in the Department of Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications Engineering and Naval Architecture at the University of Genoa, where he earned his Ph.D. in electronic and computer engineering.

Andrea Randazzo is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications Engineering and Naval Architecture at the University of Genoa, where he earned his Ph.D. in information and communication technologies.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 Introduction 1

2 Basic Concepts of Microwave Imaging Systems and Electromagnetic Characterization of Materials 5

2.1 Active Imaging Systems 5

2.1.1 Microwave Frequencies 6

2.1.2 Illuminating Systems 7

2.1.3 Receiving Systems 9

2.1.4 Interaction Between the Incident Field and the Target to be Inspected 10

2.2 Dielectric Properties of the Medium 12

2.2.1 Parametric Models of the Dielectric Properties 17

References 21

3 Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Imaging and Inverse Scattering 23

3.1 Electromagnetic Scattering 23

3.2 Two-Dimensional Inverse Scattering 31

3.3 Inverse Scattering Solving Procedures: the Example of a Newton Method in Lp Banach Spaces 38

References 51

4 Microwave Imaging in Civil Engineering and Industrial Applications 63

4.1 Potentialities and Limitations of Microwave Imaging in Civil Engineering and Industrial Applications 63

4.2 Electromagnetic Characterization of Some Materials Used in Civil and Industrial Microwave Imaging 65

4.2.1 Dielectric Properties of Concrete 65

4.2.2 Dielectric Properties of Plastic Materials 70

4.2.3 Dielectric Properties of Food and Vegetables 71

4.2.4 Dielectric Properties of Wood 72

4.3 Imaging of Civil Structures 74

4.4 Imaging of Plastic Materials 81

4.5 Imaging of Metallic Structures 83

4.6 Imaging of Wood Materials 84

4.7 Microwave Imaging in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food Industry, and Other Applications 99

References 105

5 Microwave Imaging for Biomedical Applications 115

5.1 Potentialities and Limitation of Microwave Imaging in Biomedical Applications 115

5.2 Electromagnetic Characterization of Biological Materials 116

5.2.1 Dielectric Properties of Breast Tissues 120

5.2.2 Dielectric Properties of Brain Tissues 122

5.2.3 Dielectric Properties of Marching Media 122

5.3 Numerical and Experimental Phantoms 124

5.3.1 Breast Models 124

5.3.2 Head Models 129

5.4 Breast Imaging 131

5.4.1 Beamforming-Based Imaging Techniques 133

5.4.2 Inverse Scattering Techniques 136

5.4.3 Overview of Experimental Apparatuses 145

5.5 Brain Stroke Imaging 148

5.5.1 Approaches Based on Classification 151

5.5.2 Qualitative Approaches 152

5.5.3 Quantitative Approaches Based on Inverse Scattering 153

5.5.4 Overview of Experimental Imaging Apparatuses 158

5.6 Other Medical Applications 160

References 161

6 Microwave Imaging for Subsurface Prospection 177

6.1 Potentialities and Limitations of Microwave Imaging for Subsurface Prospection 177

6.2 Dielectric Properties of the Soil 180

6.3 Ground Penetrating Radar Basics 182

6.4 Measurement Configurations for Subsurface Sensing 188

6.5 Migration Processing Techniques 192

6.6 Inverse Scattering-Based Approaches for Subsurface Prospecting 196

6.6.1 Linearized Approaches 198

6.6.2 Nonlinear Inversion Techniques 202

6.6.3 Other Approaches 207

6.7 Overview of Practical Implementations of Subsurface Imaging Systems 210

References 214

7 Microwave Imaging for Security Purposes 231

7.1 Potentialities and Limitations of Microwave Imaging for Security Applications 231

7.2 Through-the-Wall Imaging 232

7.2.1 Wall Characterization 234

7.2.2 Beamforming Approaches for TWI 240

7.2.3 Inverse Scattering Approaches for TWI 244

7.2.4 Overview of Practical Implementations of TWI Systems 255

7.3 Concealed Weapon Detection 255

References 257

8 Mew Trends and Future Developments 265

References 273

About the Authors 277

Index 279

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