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Confocal microwave imaging for breast cancer detection: localization of tumors in three dimensions
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The physical basis for breast tumor detection with microwave imaging is the contrast in dielectric properties of normal and malignant breast tissues. Expand
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Microwave Breast Imaging With a Monostatic Radar-Based System: A Study of Application to Patients
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A prototype microwave breast imaging system is used to scan a small group of patients. Expand
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Balanced Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna With Dielectric Director for Near-Field Microwave Imaging
A balanced antipodal Vivaldi antenna is designed to be used as a sensor for a microwave breast cancer detection system. The antenna has the ability to send short electromagnetic pulses into theExpand
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A New Breast Phantom With a Durable Skin Layer for Microwave Breast Imaging
  • J. Garrett, E. Fear
  • Materials Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
  • 19 January 2015
Breast phantoms (BPs) are required to test and validate microwave breast imaging prototypes. For this purpose, a new BP made from carbon/rubber mixtures is proposed. These materials have: 1)Expand
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A Prototype System for Measuring Microwave Frequency Reflections from the Breast
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In this paper, a prototype system for monostatic radar-based imaging that has been used in an initial study measuring reflections from volunteers is discussed. Expand
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Realistic Breast Models for Second Generation Tissue Sensing Adaptive Radar System
Radar-based breast cancer detection methods require rigorous testing before clinical application. Therefore, realistic breast models in terms of shape, size and electrical properties are needed.Expand
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Estimating the Effective Permittivity for Reconstructing Accurate Microwave-Radar Images
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We present preliminary results from a method for estimating the optimal effective permittivity for reconstructing microwave-radar images. Expand
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Microwave Imaging of the Breast
  • E. Fear
  • Medicine
  • Technology in cancer research & treatment
  • 1 February 2005
Microwave imaging for medical applications has been of interest for many years. Recently, microwave imaging for breast cancer detection has gained attention due to advances in imaging algorithms,Expand
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Stable and Flexible Materials to Mimic the Dielectric Properties of Human Soft Tissues
  • J. Garrett, E. Fear
  • Materials Science
  • IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
  • 20 March 2014
Emerging biomedical applications require realistic phantoms for validation and testing of prototype systems. These phantoms require stable and flexible tissue-mimicking materials with realisticExpand
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NEIGHBORHOOD-BASED ALGORITHM TO FACILITATE THE REDUCTION OF SKIN REFLECTIONS IN RADAR-BASED MICROWAVE IMAGING
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This paper presents an algorithm that has been designed for realistic 3D scenarios. Expand
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