A Review of Ground Penetrating Radar Antenna Design and Optimization

X. L. Travassos Jr., S. L. Avila, R. L. da S. Adriano, N. Ida

Abstract


Ground Penetrating Radar is a complex non destructive evaluation technique where the antenna is the most critical part. The antenna is responsible for transmition and reception of waves at the proper level and frequencies defined in the GPR system specifications. Important GPR features such as resolution and penetration depth depend on its characteristics. In this context, this work outlines the fundamental GPR system theory in order to discuss procedures for improving antenna design and optimization for GPR applications.


Keywords


GPR Antenna, Antenna design, optimization.

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