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NONLINEAR INVERSION OF MULTI-FREQUENCY MICROWAVE FRESNEL DATA USING THE MULTIPLICATIVE REGULARIZED CONTRAST SOURCE INVERSION

By A. Abubakar, T. M. Habashy, and P. M. Van den Berg

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Abstract:
This paper presents the results of profile inversion of multi-frequency electromagnetic scattered field data, measured by the Institute Fresnel, Marseille, France, from cylindrical objects, both for TM and TE illuminations. The reconstructions are obtained by applying the Multiplicative Regularized Contrast Source Inversion (MR-CSI) method. The results show that the MR-CSI method successfully performs 'blind' inversion of a wide class of scattered field data. Further, we also show that by inverting both TM and TE data simultaneously, a more accurate reconstructed image can be obtained.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
A. Abubakar, T. M. Habashy, and P. M. Van den Berg, "Nonlinear Inversion of Multi-Frequency Microwave Fresnel Data Using the Multiplicative Regularized Contrast Source Inversion," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 62, 193-201, 2006.
doi:10.2528/PIER06042205
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=06042205

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