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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2588–2599

Fault detection in metallic grid scattering

Adriana Brancaccio, Giovanni Leone, and Raffaele Solimene  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 12, pp. 2588-2599 (2011)

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The canonical problem of detecting and localizing missing scatterers (faults) inside a known grid of small cross section perfect electric conducting cylinders is dealt with. The case of a TM scalar two-dimensional geometry is considered. The scattering by a fault is modeled as the radiation of a proper magnetic current, by exploiting the Green’s function of the complete grid. An approximated linear model of the scattering is proposed and discussed in terms of the achievable probability of detection, also in the case of two faults, and checked against model error and noisy synthetic data.

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OCIS Codes
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(100.6950) Image processing : Tomographic image processing
(100.3200) Image processing : Inverse scattering

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: February 28, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 27, 2011
Published: November 17, 2011

Adriana Brancaccio, Giovanni Leone, and Raffaele Solimene, "Fault detection in metallic grid scattering," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 2588-2599 (2011)

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