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Breast cancer detection using symmetrical antenna array

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2nd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Edinburgh
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitution of Engineering and Technology
Pages189 - 193
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780863418426
StatePublished - Nov 2007
Event2nd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation - Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Conference2nd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
CountryUnited Kingdom
Period1/11/07 → …


In this paper we present the results of breast cancer detection using a symmetrical antenna array. This new antenna array is built on a curved surface and can be used with realistic three-dimensional breast models, as well as with real breast cancer patients. The complete measurement setup and post-reception focusing algorithm is described in this contribution. The system performance is verified experimentally and results of detection of small spherical tumours are presented.

Additional information

Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: The authors would like to acknowledge the support of the Charitable Trustees of the United Bristol Hospitals and of Micrima Ltd. (

Research areas

  • breast cancer detection, ultra-wideband radar


2nd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation

Duration1 Nov 2007 → …
CountryUnited Kingdom

Event: Conference


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