UWB Microwave Imaging Array for Nondestructive Testing Applications
This paper presents the design of a switched ultrawideband (UWB) microwave imaging array. The imaging array is designed as an interlaced bi-static transmit and receive array in order to provide optimal coverage of the sample being imaged. The array utilizes wideband Vivaldi antennas as the array elements. The array is designed for optimal spacing between its elements to satisfy the requirements of synthetic aperture imaging. The calibration procedure and utility of this array is presented.
S. F. Hatfield et al., "UWB Microwave Imaging Array for Nondestructive Testing Applications," Proceedings of the IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference: Instrumentation and Measurement for Life (2013, Minneapolis, MN), pp. 1502-1506, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), May 2013.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/I2MTC.2013.6555664
IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference: Instrumentation and Measurement for Life (2013: May 6-9, Minneapolis, MN)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Array; Microwave Imaging; Nondestructive Testing; Ultra Wideband; Vivaldi Antenna; Calibration Procedure; Optimal Coverage; Optimal Spacing; Synthetic Aperture Imaging; Instruments; Measurements; Ultra-Wideband (UWB)
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01 May 2013