3. Backscattering Analysis of Cylinder Shaped Scatterer in Vegetation Medium: Comparison Between Theories



  • Syabeela Syahali Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Multimedia University.
  • Ewe Hong Tat LKCFES, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sg. Long.
  • Gobi Vetharatnam LKCFES, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sg. Long.
  • Li-Jun Jiang DEEE, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.
  • Hamsalekha A Kumaresan LKCFES, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sg. Long.


Microwave remote sensing, Relaxed Hierarchical Equivalent Source Algorithm (RHESA), Volume scattering


Abstract - This paper analyses the backscattering cross section of a cylinder both using traditional method model and a new numerical solution model, namely Relaxed Hierarchical Equivalent Source Algorithm (RHESA). The purpose of this study is to investigate the prospect of incorporating numerical solution model into volume scattering calculation, to be applied into microwave remote sensing in vegetation area. Results show a good match, suggesting that RHESA may be suitable to be used to model the more complex nature of vegetation medium.



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