12 April 2002 Interferometric borehole radar system
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Proceedings Volume 4758, Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.462206
Event: Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR2002), 2002, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Abstract
We developed an interferometric borehole radar system, which has one transmitter and two receivers. A new analog optical link is equipped in this new borehole radar system. Field experiments were carried out and the system was evaluated. Clear reflections from subsurface fractures were observed. Two radar profiles can be obtained by one measurement. These two radar profiles are acquired by two receivers spacing 1 m apart, therefore these profiles can be used for interferometry. The difference in these profiles is caused only from the different of the wave paths from the radar target. By interferometric interpretation, much detailed information can be obtained from borehole radar compared to the conventional technique. For example, the direct coupling component of the received signal can be used for electromagnetic well logging.
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Kazunori Takahashi, Kazunori Takahashi, Sixin Liu, Sixin Liu, Motoyuki Sato, Motoyuki Sato, } "Interferometric borehole radar system", Proc. SPIE 4758, Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, (12 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.462206; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.462206
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