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An Imaging System in the Sub Millimeter Area

  • Christian Krebs
  • Thorsten M. Buzug
  • Dirk Nüßler
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 114)

Abstract

The millimeter wave frequency range was pushed through test systems for production lines in the last years. Non destructive test systems for quality control need more powerful sensors to detect non-metallic pollutions inside packages. The millimeter wave frequency range up to the lower terahertz frequencies (T-ray imaging) offers the opportunity to look through many packages. Alternative applications are the detection of non metallic and/or under cloth wearied weapons. Other fields of interest for this frequency range are medical applications, especially the detection of skin cancer.

Keywords

Dielectric Waveguide Vector Network Analyzer Medical Engineer Conversion Loss Frequency Multiplier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Krebs
    • 1
  • Thorsten M. Buzug
    • 2
  • Dirk Nüßler
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and TechnologyRheinAhrCampus RemagenRemagenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Medical EngineeringUniversity of LuebeckLuebeckGermany
  3. 3.Department MHSFGAN, Research Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar TechniquesWachtbergGermany

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