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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 6 — Apr. 8, 2010

Simulation study on the detection of size, shape and position of three different scatterers using Non-standard time domain time inverse Maxwell’s algorithm

Kisalaya Chakrabarti and James B. Cole  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 4148-4157 (2010)

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Inverse method has wide application on medical diagnosis where non-destructive evaluation is the key factor .Back scattered waves or echoes generated from the forward moving waves has information about its geometry, size and location. In this paper we have investigated how well different geometries of the object is determined from the back scattered waves by a high accuracy Non-Standard Finite Difference Time Inverse (NSFD-TI) Maxwell’s algorithm and how the refractive index of the object plays a deterministic role on its size.

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(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(070.7345) Fourier optics and signal processing : Wave propagation

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Original Manuscript: October 7, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 14, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: December 16, 2009
Published: February 17, 2010

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Vol. 5, Iss. 6 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Kisalaya Chakrabarti and James B. Cole, "Simulation study on the detection of size, shape and position of three different scatterers using Non-standard time domain time inverse Maxwell’s algorithm," Opt. Express 18, 4148-4157 (2010)

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