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10 February 1999 Microwave-enhanced infrared thermography
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Proceedings Volume 3534, Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Technologies; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.339012
Event: Photonics East (ISAM, VVDC, IEMB), 1998, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
Infrared techniques can be used to detect buried objects such as landmines or shallow-buried waste, by taking advantage of the diurnal heating cycle. Improvements in performance may be expected with the addition of a microwave source to heat the ground and the buried objects. We describe an experiment to demonstrate the heating effect and a two-dimensional model which describes the phenomena involved. It is suggested that variations in heating with angle of incidence and microwave wavelength may be useful discriminants.
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Charles A. DiMarzio, Carey M. Rappaport, Wen Li, Misha E. Kilmer, and Gerhard O. Sauermann "Microwave-enhanced infrared thermography", Proc. SPIE 3534, Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Technologies, (10 February 1999); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.339012
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