An Object-Based Contrast Source Inversion Method for Homogeneous Targets

  • Haihua Feng
  • Vincenzo Galdi
  • David A. CastañonEmail author


An object-based inverse scattering algorithm is presented for electromagnetic imaging of homogeneous dielectric targets in a lossless, homogeneous background. The proposed approach embodies the use of a contrast source inversion method in conjunction with a curve-evolution-based reconstruction technique, thereby integrating the attractive computational features of the former with the robustness and edge-preserving capabilities of the latter. Numerical results involving single- and double-target configurations are presented to validate the approach and demonstrate its capabilities.

Inverse scattering contrast source inversion ground-penetrating radar subsurface imaging 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haihua Feng
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Galdi
    • 1
    • 2
  • David A. Castañon
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringBoston UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.Waves Group, Department of EngineeringUniversity of Sannio Palazzo Dell'Aquila Bosco LucarelliBeneventoItaly

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