Efficient Fixed-Offset GPR Scattering Analysis

Peter Meincke, Xianyao Chen

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    The electromagnetic scattering by buried three-dimensional penetrable objects, as involved in the analysis of ground penetrating radar systems, is calculated using the extended Born approximation. The involved scattering tensor is calculated using fast Fourier transforms (FFT's). We incorporate in the scattering calculation the correct radiation patterns of the ground penetrating radar antennas by using their plane-wave transmitting and receiving spectra. Finally, we derive an efficient FFT-based method to analyze a fixed-offset configuration in which the location of the transmitting antenna is different for each receiving antenna position.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTenth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar
    Publication date2004
    ISBN (Print)90-9017959-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2004
    Event10th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar - Delft, Netherlands
    Duration: 21 Jun 200424 Jun 2004


    Conference10th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar

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    • fixed-offset
    • scattering
    • GPR


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