Remarks on Recent Developments in Inverse Scattering Theory

  • K. J. Langenberg
  • G. Bollig
  • D. Brück
  • M. Fischer
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Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


Inverse scattering, as applied to such different fields as radar, geophysical probing, medical diagnostics, or non-destructive testing of materials with ultrasound attempts to identify or reconstruct a geometrical obstacle and structure illuminated by an electromagnetic, acoustic or elastic wave from the information contained in the scattered field. As illustrated by the far-field behavior, this information is available through the radiation pattern of the obstacle, which is generally a function of direction and frequency uniquely determined by the scattering geometry. The inversion process, therefore, requires the variation of the mutual situation of the transmitter and receiver and/or the frequency of the exciting wave.


Synthetic Aperture Radar Inverse Scattering Scattered Field Physical Optic Holographic Reconstruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Langenberg
    • 1
  • G. Bollig
    • 2
  • D. Brück
    • 2
  • M. Fischer
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. Electrical EngineeringUniversity of KasselKasselGermany
  2. 2.Fachbereich 12.2 ElektrotechnikUniversität des SaarlandesSaarbrückenGermany

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