A New Dual-Loaded Aperture Probe for Near-Field Millimeter Wave Imaging
Millimeter wave differential probes have demonstrated great potential for high-resolution near-field imaging and detection of small and low scattering targets. There are several differential probe designs that already exist each with own advantages and disadvantages. An alternative design, using switchable loaded elliptical slot antennas placed on a standard waveguide aperture is proposed. The proposed probe provides higher image resolution in a much smaller form factor (i.e., overall size). This design is compared to prior designs of differential probes through simulation and measurements.
K. R. Brinker et al., "A New Dual-Loaded Aperture Probe for Near-Field Millimeter Wave Imaging," Proceedings of the IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (2017, Politecnico di TorinoTorino, Italy), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jul 2017.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/I2MTC.2017.7969809
IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (2017: May 22-25, Politecnico di TorinoTorino, Italy)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Differential Probe; Loaded Aperture; Millimeter Wave; Near-Field; Nondestructive Testing
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