Buried small objects detected by UWB GPR

Young Jin Park, Kwan Ho Kim, Sung Bae Cho, Dong Wook Yoo, Dong Gi Youn, Young Kyung Jeong

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A ground penetrating radar (GPR) using short-pulse is developed to detect small and shallow metal objects buried underground. A bistatic mode in which the GPR system uses separate transmitting and receiving antennas is applied. A modified fat dipole antenna is developed for the transmitting and receiving antennas. The prototype of the system is tested in the real environment and 2D visualization of raw data is achieved. We show that the developed system has a good ability to detect underground metal objects, and even small targets of several centimeters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-6
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Oct

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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