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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1827–1830

Shape identification by physical optics: the two-dimensional TE case

Angelo Liseno, Rocco Pierri, and Francesco Soldovieri  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 20, Issue 9, pp. 1827-1830 (2003)

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A method is provided for reconstruction of the shape of perfectly conducting objects in a homogeneous space starting from knowledge of the scattered far field under the incidence of TE-polarized plane waves. The Kirchhoff model of scattering permits linearization of the inverse problem, which is further simplified by adopting an asymptotic approximation. Thus the problem is tackled with an approach based on singular-value decomposition already developed for the TM case.

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OCIS Codes
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

Original Manuscript: January 7, 2003
Revised Manuscript: April 24, 2003
Manuscript Accepted: April 24, 2003
Published: September 1, 2003

Angelo Liseno, Rocco Pierri, and Francesco Soldovieri, "Shape identification by physical optics: the two-dimensional TE case," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 1827-1830 (2003)

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