Resistive Loaded Antenna for Ground Penetrating Radar Inside a Bottom Hole Assembly

  title={Resistive Loaded Antenna for Ground Penetrating Radar Inside a Bottom Hole Assembly},
  author={Jan-Florian Hofinghoff and Ludger Overmeyer},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation},
Resistive loaded antennas are widely used in ground penetrating radar scenarios due to their good pulse radiation behavior and small size. Despite these facts their implementation into an antenna housing with absorber material and shielding leads to a quite cumbersome ground penetrating radar component not suitable for integration into a bottom hole assembly (BHA). Furthermore, the metallic bottom hole assembly influences the pulse radiation behavior in a negative way. This article describes an… 
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