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Standoff Through-wall, Sensing at Ka-band

Recently, microwave standoff/remote through-wall imaging has attracted a considerable amount of interest for long-range imaging. In this paper, the authors evaluate high-frequency microwave and millimeter waves for standoff imaging with high spatial resolution.

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