Planar Near-Field Measurements of Ground Penetrating Radar Antennas

Peter Meincke, Thorkild Hansen

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    Planar near-field measurements are formulated for a general ground penetrating radar (GPR) antenna. A total plane-wave scattering matrix is defined for the system consisting of the GPR antenna and the planar air-soil interface. The transmitting spectrum of the GPR antenna is expressed in terms of measurements obtained with a buried probe as the GPR antenna moves over a scan plane on the ground. A numerical example in which the scan plane is finite validates the expressions for the spectrum of the GPR antenna.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationURSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory
    Publication date2004
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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