Experimental Measurement System for 3-6 GHz Microwave Breast Tomography

Son, Seong-Ho;Kim, Hyuk-Je;Lee, Kwang-Jae;Kim, Jang-Yeol;Lee, Joon-Moon;Jeon, Soon-Ik;Choi, Hyung-Do

  • 투고 : 2015.02.25
  • 심사 : 2015.08.17
  • 발행 : 2015.10.31


This paper presents an experimental measurement system for 3-6 GHz microwave tomography (MT) of the breast. The measurement system is constructed as a minimal test bed to verify key components such as the sensing antennas, radio frequency (RF) transceiver, sensing mechanism, and image reconstruction method for our advanced MT system detecting breast cancer at an early stage. The test bed has eight RF channels operating at 3 to 6 GHz for high spatial resolution and a two-axis scanning mechanism for three-dimensional measurement. The measurement results from the test bed are shown and discussed.


Breast Cancer;Cancer Detection;Electromagnetic Scattering;Microwave Measurement;Microwave Tomography


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연구 과제번호 : Development of Precision MT System

연구 과제 주관 기관 : MSIP/IITP