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Author Nanzer, Jeffrey

Title Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensing for Security Applications
Published Norwood : Artech House, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (385 pages)
Contents Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensing for Security Applications; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 Security Sensing; 1.1.1 Needs for Remote Security Sensing; 1.1.2 Advantages of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensors; 1.2 Overview of Remote Sensing Techniques; 1.2.1 Radiometry; 1.2.2 Radar Systems; 1.2.3 Imaging Systems; 1.2.4 Interferometric Angular Velocity Measurement; 1.2.5 Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensing in Related Fields; 1.3 The Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Spectrum; 1.3.1 Frequency Designations
1.3.2 Propagation of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Radiation1.4 Examples of Remote Security Sensors; 1.4.1 Active Imaging for Contraband Detection; 1.4.2 Passive Imaging for Contraband Detection; 1.4.3 Detection of Human Presence; 1.4.4 Discrimination of Humans and Classification of Human Activity; 1.4.5 Through-Wall Detection; 1.4.6 Biological Signature Detection; References; Chapter 2 Electromagnetic Plane Wave Fundamentals; 2.1 Maxwell's Equations; 2.1.1 The Constitutive Parameters; 2.2 Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields; 2.2.1 The Wave Equation; 2.2.2 Plane Waves; 2.2.3 Energy and Power
2.3 Wave Polarization2.3.1 Linear Polarization; 2.3.2. Elliptical Polarization; References; Chapter 3 Electromagnetic Waves in Media; 3.1 Plane Wave Propagation in Unbounded Media; 3.1.1 Good Conducting Media; 3.1.2 Good Dielectric Media; 3.1.3 Wave Impedance in Media; 3.2 Plane Wave Propagation in Bounded Media; 3.2.1 Reflection and Transmission of Normally Incident Waves; 3.2.2 Reflection and Transmission of Arbitrarily Incident Waves; 3.2.3 Power Reflection and Transmission; 3.2.4 Total Transmission and Total Reflection; 3.2.5 Layered Media
3.3 Electromagnetic Propagation in Specific Media3.3.1 Atmospheric Propagation Effects; 3.3.2. Propagation Through Building Materials; 3.3.3 Propagation Through Clothing and Garment Materials; 3.3.4 Dielectric Properties of Explosives, Plastics, and Metals; 3.3.5 Dielectric Properties of Human Tissue; References; Chapter 4 Antennas; 4.1 Electromagnetic Potentials; 4.1.1 Electromagnetic Potentials due to Electric Current Density J; 4.1.2 Electromagnetic Potentials due to Magnetic Current Density Jm; 4.1.3 Infinitesimal Dipole Radiation; 4.1.4 Far Field Radiation
4.1.5 Infinitesimal Dipole Far Field Radiation4.2 Antenna Parameters; 4.2.1 Radiated Power Density and Total Radiated Power; 4.2.2 Antenna Pattern; 4.2.3 Antenna Pattern Beamwidth; 4.2.4 Antenna Solid Angles; 4.2.5 Directivity; 4.2.6 Gain; 4.2.7 Aperture Area and Pattern Solid Angle; 4.2.8 Antenna Temperature and Noise Power; 4.2.9 Polarization; 4.3 Properties of Wire Antennas; 4.3.1 Infinitesimal Dipole; 4.3.2 Long Dipole; 4.4 Aperture Antennas; 4.4.1 Image Theory; 4.4.2 The Equivalence Principle; 4.4.3 Radiation from a Rectangular Aperture; 4.4.4 Radiation from a Circular Aperture
Summary Microwave and millimeter-wave remote sensing techniques are fast becoming a necessity in many aspects of security as detection and classification of objects or intruders becomes more difficult. This groundbreaking resource offers you expert guidance in this burgeoning area. It provides you with a thorough treatment of the principles of microwave and millimeter-wave remote sensing for security applications, as well as practical coverage of the design of radiometer, radar, and imaging systems. You learn how to design active and passive sensors for intruder detection, concealed object detection
Notes 4.5 Antenna Arrays
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Subject Microwave remote sensing.
Security systems -- Remote sensing.
Security systems.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1608071731