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A large-scale study of the ultrawideband microwave dielectric properties of normal, benign and malignant breast tissues obtained from cancer surgeries.
The development of microwave breast cancer detection and treatment techniques has been driven by reports of substantial contrast in the dielectric properties of malignant and normal breast tissues.Expand
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Microwave imaging via space-time beamforming for early detection of breast cancer
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A method of microwave imaging via space-time (MIST) beamforming is proposed for detecting early-stage breast cancer. Expand
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Advances in Computational Electrodynamics: The Finite - Di erence Time - Domain Method
An electronically controlled sewing machine which, in addition to the capability to stitch in the longitudinal direction, may selectively feed a work material in a selected right or left lateralExpand
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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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A large-scale study of the ultrawideband microwave dielectric properties of normal breast tissue obtained from reduction surgeries.
The efficacy of emerging microwave breast cancer detection and treatment techniques will depend, in part, on the dielectric properties of normal breast tissue. However, knowledge of these propertiesExpand
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9 – Computational Electromagnetics: The Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method
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Prior to abour 1990, the modeling of electromagnetic engineering systems was primarily implemented using solution techniques for the sinusoidal steady-state Maxwell's equations. Expand
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Tissue-mimicking phantom materials for narrowband and ultrawideband microwave applications.
We propose and characterize oil-in-gelatin dispersions that approximate the dispersive dielectric properties of a variety of human soft tissues over the microwave frequency range from 500 MHz to 20Expand
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Development of Anatomically Realistic Numerical Breast Phantoms With Accurate Dielectric Properties for Modeling Microwave Interactions With the Human Breast
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A collection of anatomically realistic 3-D numerical breast phantoms of varying shape, size, and radiographic density which can readily be used in finite-difference time-domain computational electromagnetics models of microwave interactions with the human breast. Expand
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Enhancing breast tumor detection with near-field imaging
This article outlines the main features of active, passive, and hybrid systems under investigation for breast cancer detection. Our main focus is on active microwave systems, in particular microwaveExpand
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Direct time integration of Maxwell's equations in linear dispersive media with absorption for scattering and propagation of femtosecond electromagnetic pulses.
We report the initial results for femtosecond pulse propagation and scattering interactions for a Lorentz medium obtained by a direct time integration of Maxwell's equations. The computationalExpand
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