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Title: Breast cancer tumour detection using microwave radar techniques
Authors: Nilavalan, R
Craddock, IJ
Preece, A
Leendertz, J
Benjamin, R
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Committees of URSI EMT Symposium
Citation: Proceedings of the URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, Pisa, Italy, May 2004. pp. 117 – 119
Abstract: A breast cancer detection technique using multi-static radar is proposed herein. Images of a breast tumour are produced using this technique, with backscatter data. A wideband antenna design suitable for a breast cancer detection system is also described. Practical measurements are performed using a network analyser and a pair of antennas that are used to simulate an array. These initial images demonstrate the successful detection of a tumour phantom immersed in a liquid phantom with similar dielectric properties as the breast tissues.
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