Time-Reversal UWB Imaging with a Single Antenna in Multi-Path Environments
Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: EuCAP 2009
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Sakamoto, Takuya; Sato, Toru (Department of Communications and Computer Engineering, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan)
Electromagnetic inverse scattering with TR (Time-Reversal) imaging has been studied with great interest in a variety of applications. In this study, we propose a UWB radar system with a single antenna that utilizes multi-path scattering. The proposed imaging method is an extension of the conventional DORT method, and uses a frequency-frequency matrix that is suitable for a system with a single antenna. The performance of the proposed method is investigated by means of a numerical simulation and an experiment.