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Development and application of a UWB radar system for breast imaging

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  • M Klemm
  • JA Leendertz
  • DR Gibbins
  • AW Preece
  • R Benjamin
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLoughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference, 2008 (LAPC 2008), Loughborough, UK
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages24 - 27
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781424418930
StatePublished - Mar 2008
EventLoughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference - Loughborough, United Kingdom


ConferenceLoughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
Period1/03/08 → …


This contribution describes recent progress towards a functioning UWB radar system for imaging the human breast. The antenna and array design are described and a typical phantom result is presented herein. The project is currently conducting clinical trials and images from these trials will be presented at the conference, along with many more phantom images.

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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. ( Terms of use: Copyright © 2008 IEEE. Reprinted from Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference, 2008 (LAPC 2008). This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

Research areas

  • breast cancer, UWB radar, imaging


Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference

Duration1 Mar 2008 → …
CountryUnited Kingdom

Event: Conference

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