CSP Seminar

A quantitative study of imaging in random waveguides

Liliana Borcea

University of Michigan - Mathematics Department
Thursday, February 20, 2014
4:00pm - 5:00pm
1005 EECS

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About the Event

I will present theoretical and numerical results on imaging in random waveguides. Most of the talk will be for sound waves in waveguides with bounded cross-section, with randomly perturbed boundary and/or wave speed. If time permits, I will also discuss extensions to electromagnetic waves. I will show how to quantify long range net scattering in random waveguides and will contrast the loss of coherence caused by interior inhomogeneities vs. random boundaries. The results show that we should use different imaging methods to mitigate scattering in the random medium and/or that from the random boundary. I will present numerical results that illustrate the analysis.

Additional Information

Contact: Ann Pace

Phone: 763-5022


Sponsor(s): University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Open to: Public