UE Waves and imagery in natural environments

Degrees incorporating this pedagocial element :

Description

1. Introduction 

  • - Waves in natural environments
  • - Mechanical waves in fluids and solids
  • - Reflection, refraction, attenuation, layered media
  • - Surface waves and guided waves

2. Propagation in disordered media 

  • - Diffraction and Born approximation
  • - Multiple diffraction
  • - Radiative transfer and energy diffusion (examples of applications)
  • - Mesoscopic effects (examples of equipartition and coherent scattering) 

3. Imaging in natural environments 

  • - Principle of imaging 
  • - Sensitivity kernel and optimisation
  • - Time symmetry, correlations and focus
  • - Applications of active and passive imaging