Mobile microwave sensor for detection of trapped human beings

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dc.contributor.author Aggelopoulos, EG en
dc.contributor.author Karabetsos, E en
dc.contributor.author Constantinou, P en
dc.contributor.author Uzunoglu, N en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T01:12:05Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T01:12:05Z
dc.date.issued 1996 en
dc.identifier.issn 02632241 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11944
dc.subject Breathing signals en
dc.subject Microwave life detector en
dc.subject Mobile sensor en
dc.subject.other Electromagnetic wave backscattering en
dc.subject.other Microwave devices en
dc.subject.other Breathing signals en
dc.subject.other Mobile microwave sensor en
dc.subject.other Periodic body movement en
dc.subject.other X band microwave life detector en
dc.subject.other Image sensors en
dc.title Mobile microwave sensor for detection of trapped human beings en
heal.type journalArticle en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1016/S0263-2241(96)00053-X en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0263-2241(96)00053-X en
heal.publicationDate 1996 en
heal.abstract When a human body is illuminated by an electromagnetic wave, the backscattered wave is modulated by the periodic body (thoracic) movements due to the heartbeat and breathing of the human target. With proper processing of this backscattered wave, it is possible to extract useful information about the heart and breathing signals that modulate it. The aim of this research work is the design and development of an X-band microwave life detection system for detecting humans trapped behind rubble or obstacles. The mobile microwave sensor that was constructed permits the detection of body movements due to breathing at a distance of 3-5 m (without any obstacle in between) and also at a distance of 2 m behind a concrete obstacle (a door or wall) of medium thickness. Copyright © 1996 Elsevier Science Ltd. en
heal.journalName Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/S0263-2241(96)00053-X en
dc.identifier.volume 18 en
dc.identifier.issue 3 en
dc.identifier.spage 177 en
dc.identifier.epage 183 en

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