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Electrical and electronic engineering, Medical engineering
This paper presents a 2-D breast phantom which was realized with oil-in-gelatin materials for the evaluation of three different tumor detection methods operated in the microwave spectrum 1 – 3 GHz. A planar monopole antenna was used to scan the phantom in a multi-monostatic configuration across 36 angular locations. Results show a better performance of an Interferometric-MUSIC approach when compared to Non-coherent Migration and Wide Band MUSIC.
G. Ruvio, R. Solimene, A. Cuccaro, J. E. Browne, D. Gaetano, and M. J. Ammann, "Experimental Microwave Breast Cancer Detection with Oil-in-Gelatin Phantom", International Conference Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, Torino, Italy, Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers Antennas and Propagation Society & URSI, pp. 871-874, 09/09/2013.