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A Simple Strategy for Life Signs Detection via an X-Band Experimental Set-Up

By Michele D'Urso, Giovanni Leone, and Francesco Soldovieri
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 9, 119-129, 2009


In this paper, a simple and effective method for Through-The-Wall (TTW) life signs detection is introduced and discussed. To this aim, a Continuous Wave (CW) Microwave Transceiver working in X-Band is adopted. The detection procedure is based on the evaluation of correlation function in frequency domain between the measured and model signals. In order to ensure the reliability, proper background removal strategies are introduced. The effectiveness of the proposed approach is shown by processing experimental data collected in a realistic TTW scenario.


Michele D'Urso, Giovanni Leone, and Francesco Soldovieri, "A Simple Strategy for Life Signs Detection via an X-Band Experimental Set-Up," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 9, 119-129, 2009.


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