Table of Contents
International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology
Volume 2012, Article ID 375601, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/375601
Research Article

Complex Permittivity Measurements of Textiles and Leather in a Free Space: An Angular-Invariant Approach

Department Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ariel University Center of Samaria, Ariel 40700, Israel

Received 5 March 2012; Accepted 15 May 2012

Academic Editor: Andrea Randazzo

Copyright © 2012 B. Kapilevich et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. B. Kapilevich, Y. Pinhasi, R. Arusi et al., “330 GHz FMCW image sensor for homeland security applications,” Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 1370–1381, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. B. Kapilevich and M. Einat, “Detecting hidden objects on human body using active millimeter wave sensor,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 10, no. 11, Article ID 5482043, pp. 1746–1752, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. S. Van den Bulcke, A. Franchois, and D. De Zutter, “2.5 D quantitative millimeter wave imaging of a hidden object on a simplified human body model using value picking regularization,” Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, vol. 31, no. 12, pp. 1478–1490, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. L. F. Chen, C. K. Ong, C. P. Neo, V. V. Varadan, and V. K. Varadan, Microwave Electronics: Measurement and Material Characterization",, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, USA, 2004.
  5. N. Gagnon, J. Shaker, L. Roy, A. Petosa, and P. Berini, “Low-cost free-space measurement of dielectric constant at Ka band,” IEE Proceedings: Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, vol. 151, no. 3, pp. 271–276, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. K. M. Hock, “Error correction for diffraction and multiple scattering in free-space microwave measurement of materials,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 648–659, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. W. D. Burnside and K. W. Burgener, “High frequency scattering by a thin lossless dielectric slab,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. AP-31, no. 1, pp. 104–110, 1983. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. S. W. Harmer, N. Rezgui, N. Bowring, Z. Luklinska, and G. Ren, “Determination of the complex permittivity of textiles and leather in the 14–40 GHz millimetre-wave band using a free-wave transmittance only method IET Microw,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 606–614, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  9. B. Kapilevich, Y. Pinhasi, and B. Litvak, “Measurement of complex permittivity of lossy materials in free space using matched THz power meter?” The International Journal on Infrared Millimeter THz Waves, vol. 32, no. 12, pp. 1446–1456, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  10. S. V. Marshall and G. G. Skitek, Electromagnetic Concepts and Applications, Prentice-Hall, New York, NY, USA, 2nd edition, 1987.
  11. S. R. Saunders and A. Aragon-Zavala, Antennas and Propagation for Wireless Communication Systems, John Wiley, New York, NY, USA, 2007.
  12. M. S. Mirotznik, S. Yarlagadda, R. McCauley, and P. Pa, “Broadband electromagnetic modeling of woven fabric composites,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 158–169, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  13. B. B. Mandelbrot, The Fractal Geometry of Nature, W. H. Freeman, New York, NY, USA, 1983.
  14. G. Franceschetti, A. Iodice, D. Riccio, and G. Ruello, “Fractal surfaces and electromagnetic extended boundary conditions,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 1018–1031, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus