Bistatic GPR system using a passive optical sensor for landmine detection

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Abstract

We are developing a novel GPR system for stand off landmine detection. This is a bistatic GPR system, which use a TEM horn antenna for a transmitter and a passive optical electric field sensor as a receiver. A small size passive optical sensor will be scanned on the ground surface, and the acquired signal is used for synthetic aperture processing. Since the receiver is very small, it is suitable for scanning on the ground, where landmines can be buried. Fundamental laboratory test shows its capability of imaging of buried objects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-166
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume5089
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Nov 26
EventPROCEEDINGS OF SPIE SPIE -The International Society for Optical Engineering: Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets VIII - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: 2003 Apr 212003 Apr 25

Keywords

  • Bistatic radar
  • Optical sensor
  • Stand off

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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