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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
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
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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Two-dimensional FDTD analysis of a pulsed microwave confocal system for breast cancer detection: fixed-focus and antenna-array sensors
In this paper, we reported 2-D FDTD modeling of a novel pulsed confocal microwave system for detecting breast cancer. Expand
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A confocal microwave imaging algorithm for breast cancer detection
  • Xu Li, S. Hagness
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
  • 1 March 2001
We present a computationally efficient and robust image reconstruction algorithm for breast cancer detection using an ultrawideband confocal microwave imaging system. Expand
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9 – Computational Electromagnetics: The Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method
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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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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