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Jožef Stefan
International
Postgraduate School

Jamova 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

Phone: +386 1 477 31 00
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Course Description

Electromagnetic Sensors

Program

Sensor Technologies

Lecturers:

prof. dr. Aleksander Zidanšek

Goals:

• Ability to use GPR radar for the detection of hidden objects.
• Ability to use other electromagnetic sensors for selected applications.

Content:

Development and applications of electromagnetic sensors:
• GPR radar imaging,
• THz imaging and spectroscopy,
• induction sensors,
• magnetometers,
• magnetogradiometers.
Integration of electromagnetic sensors.
Image extraction from electromagnetic measurements.
Detection of hidden objects with electromagnetic sensors.

Course literature:

• D. J. Daniels, EM Detection of Concealed Targets, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2009.
• Targeted selection and discussion of scientific publications, particularly from Science, Nature, Physical Review Letters, New Scientist, and Scientific World.

Significant publications and references:

Selected Articles:
• ABINA, Andreja, PUC, Uroš, JEGLIČ, Anton, ZIDANŠEK, Aleksander. Structural analysis of insulating polymer foams with terahertz spectroscopy and imaging. Polym. test.. [Print ed.], 2013, vol. 32, issue 4, str. 739-747, doi: 10.1016/j.polymertesting.2013.03.004. [COBISS.SI-ID 26612263]
• CORDOYIANNIS, George, KRALJ, Samo, KUTNJAK, Zdravko, JESENEK, Dalija, MUŠEVIČ, Igor, ZIDANŠEK, Aleksander. Different modulated structures of topological defects stabilized by adaptive targeting nanoparticles. Soft matter, 2013, vol. 9, no. 15, str. 3956-3964, doi: 10.1039/C3SM27644A. [COBISS.SI-ID 26557223]
• KRALJ, Samo, CORDOYIANNIS, George, JESENEK, Dalija, ZIDANŠEK, Aleksander, LAHAJNAR, Gojmir, NOVAK, Nikola, AMENITSCH, Heinz, KUTNJAK, Zdravko. Dimensional crossover and scaling behavior of a smectic liquid crystal confined to controlled-pore glass matrices. Soft matter, 2012, vol. 8, issue 8, str. 2460-2470, doi:10.1039/C1SM06884A. [COBISS.SI-ID 25534759]

Examination:

Seminar (50%)
Project (50%)

Students obligations:

Seminar.
Project.

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