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2010-11-17

UWB Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection --- Experiments with Heterogeneous Breast Phantoms

By Joshua Chong Yue Lai, Cheong Boon Soh, Erry Gunawan, and Kay Soon Low
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 16, 19-29, 2011
doi:10.2528/PIERM10072001

Abstract

The paper describes pulse-based ultra-wideband (UWB) microwave imaging experiments for breast cancer detection using heterogeneous breast phantoms with dielectric properties mimicking the human breast. Three homogeneous and seven heterogeneous breast phantoms are used in tumor detection experiments. The phantoms have dielectric permittivity and conductivity higher than previously reported experiments, as well as clutters to represent the glandular tissue in human breast. The experiments are conducted in time-domain with pulse generator and real-time oscilloscope.

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Joshua Chong Yue Lai, Cheong Boon Soh, Erry Gunawan, and Kay Soon Low, "UWB Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection --- Experiments with Heterogeneous Breast Phantoms," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 16, 19-29, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERM10072001
http://www.jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=10072001

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