13D071NTM - Advanced microwave imaging techniques

Course specification
Course title Advanced microwave imaging techniques
Acronym 13D071NTM
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition None
      The goal Introduction to electromagnetic scattering. Revision of fundamental localization and imaging techniques based on antenna measurements. Introduction to advanced microwave imaging techniques. Providing insight into practical imaging applications such as radar localization, noninvasive material evaluation, and medical diagnostics.
      The outcome Obtaining theoretical knowledge nesseccary for formulating and solving inverse scattering problems. Learning various up-to-date imaging and localization techniques. Gaining practical experience by applying selected microwave imaging techniques on experimental and simulated data.
      Contents of lectures Fundamentals of electromagnetic scattering. Forward and inverse problems. Non-linearity and ill-posedness of inverse problems. Regularization techniques. Linear inverse scattering techniques: MUSIC, singular value decomposition, holography, diffraction tomography. Radar imaging. Nonlinear inversion techniques: distorted Born iterative algorithm.
      Contents of exercises Individual projects.
      1. N. K. Nikolova, Introduction to Microwave Imaging, Cambridge University Press, 2017. (Original title)
      2. M. Pastorino, Microwave imaging, Wiley, 2010. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Lectures and individual computer-aided projects.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures Test paper 50
      Practical lessons Oral examination
      Projects 50