Improved GPR image quality by truncating the bandwidth of the Fourier Transform in 2D diffraction tomographic inversion
Lum, Sebastian, Tang, Tee G., & Lyall, James S. (2008) Improved GPR image quality by truncating the bandwidth of the Fourier Transform in 2D diffraction tomographic inversion. In IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, 2-4 December 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Diffraction tomography (DT) has been
applied in ground penetrating radar (GPR) to obtain
images of buried objects. In order to obtain a unique
solution for the object function, a maximum frequency
range should be used in a DT inversion routine. In this
paper, a method is proposed to appropriately truncate
the frequency range of the Fourier-transformed (FT)
scattered field for a 2D DT inversion routine. This is
achieved by determining the variation of the phase in
the FT scattered field. The number of zero-crossings of
the FT phase along the spatial axis is counted and a
moving-average filter is applied to enable proper
bandwidth selection. Numerical simulations are
demonstrated using synthetic data with additive white
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Diffraction Tomography, Fourier Transform, Ground Penetrating Radar|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > GEOMATIC ENGINEERING (090900)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 IEEE|
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|Deposited On:||18 Feb 2009 16:22|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 23:24|
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