Inverse Scattering in a Multipath Environment

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A. Cuccaro
R. Solimene

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In this contribution an inverse scattering problem is ad- dressed in a multipath environment. In particular, multipath is created by known ”extra” point-like scatterers (passive elements) expressely deployed between the scene under in- vestigation and the source/measurement domains. Through a back-projection imaging scheme, the role of the passive elements on the achievable performance is shown and com- pared to the free-space case. 




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Cuccaro, A., & Solimene, R. (2016). Inverse Scattering in a Multipath Environment. Advanced Electromagnetics, 5(2), 39-45. https://doi.org/10.7716/aem.v5i2.395
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A. Cuccaro, Seconda Università di Napoli

Associate researcher, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione

R. Solimene, Seconda Università di Napoli

Associate Professor, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione

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