30 April 2009 Terahertz backscattering behavior of various absorbing materials
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The Submillimeter-Wave Technology Laboratory (STL) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell has investigated the electromagnetic scattering behavior of various broadband absorbers. Several absorbing materials were tested in a compact radar range operating at a center frequency of 160 GHz. The polarimetric radar cross section was measured at elevation angles from 15° to 75°. In addition to the backscattering behavior, the normal incidence transmittance of the materials was evaluated.
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C. Wu, C. Wu, A. J. Gatesman, A. J. Gatesman, L. DeRoeck, L. DeRoeck, T. Horgan, T. Horgan, R. H. Giles, R. H. Giles, W. E. Nixon, W. E. Nixon, } "Terahertz backscattering behavior of various absorbing materials", Proc. SPIE 7311, Terahertz Physics, Devices, and Systems III: Advanced Applications in Industry and Defense, 73110M (30 April 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.822189; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.822189
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