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On the Reconstruction Capability of the Linear Sampling Method

Morteza Ghaderi Aram


Linear Sampling Method (LSM), although a simple and fast qualitative method, encounters some limitations and restrictions when it comes to measurement set-up and realistic implementation. Addressing some difficulties arising from somewhat complicated measurement structures used to gather raw data for the reconstruction algorithm, this communication tries to show the effect of mutual coupling between antennas utilized in the measurement chamber. Another tangible effect of the antenna arrangement, covered here through reconstructing a reference scenario of Fresnel Institute dataset, has to do with the aspect-limited nature of scan lines. Reconstructions based on both simulated and measured data are reported.


Inverse scattering; microwave imaging; qualitative methods; LSM

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