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Canceling strong and complex interference in NQR-based landmine detection

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability: Interoperable Sustainable Smart Systems for Next Generation, ICIAfS 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781509061327
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jun 2017
Event8th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, ICIAfS 2016 - Galle, Sri Lanka
Duration: 16 Dec 201619 Dec 2016

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Conference8th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability, ICIAfS 2016
CountrySri Lanka
CityGalle
Period16/12/201619/12/2016

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Abstract

Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance (NQR) signal detection is a promising explosives detection technology with applications to humanitarian demining. NQR works in the radiofrequency range, and one challenge to using it in such an application is coping with radiofrequency interference. We herein present an algorithm that cancels strong and complex radiofrequency interference (either stationary or nonstationary) improving the utility of NQR-based landmine detection in humanitarian demining. The algorithm has been tested on both simulated and measured data, and demonstrates good performance in NQR detection, in the presence of strong and complex interference.

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