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"Inverse boundary-value problems", American Scientist 85, 448-455 (1997). Abstract
Scanned black-and-white .pdf file (1.7MB)

Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar

"Microlocal analysis of GTD-based SAR models", M. Cheney and B. Borden, in Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XII, ed. E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, SPIE Proceedings series vol. 5808 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2005), pp. 15-23. .pdf file

"Resolution for radar and X-ray tomography", F. Natterer, M. Cheney, and B. Borden , Inverse Problems 19 (Dec. 2003) S55-S64. .pdf file

"Microlocal structure of Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar data", M. Cheney and B. Borden, Inverse Problems, 19 (2003) 173-194. .pdf file

A simplified version is "Microlocal structure of high range-resolution inverse synthetic-aperture radar data", M. Cheney and B. Borden, in Wave Propagation, Scattering and Emission in Complex Media, ed. Ya-Qiu Jin, Science Press and World Scientific, 2003 .pdf file

"Microlocal ISAR for low signal-to-noise environments", B. Borden and M. Cheney, .pdf file (1.1 MB)

A simplified version of the above, without figures, is "Microlocal High-Range-Resolution ISAR for Low Signal-to-Noise Environments", M. Cheney and B. Borden, in Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery X, ed. E.G. Zelnio and F.D. Garber, SPIE Proceedings series vol. 5808 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2003), .ps file

Synthetic Aperture Radar

"Multistatic polarimetric radar dat modeling and imaging of moving targets", T. Webster, M. Cheney, and E.L. Mokole, Inverse Problems 30 (2014) 035002 (24pp).

Special Issue of Inverse Problems on Radar Imaging contains (among others) the following 4 papers:

"Polarimetric Synthetic-Aperture Inversion for Extended Targets in Clutter", K. Voccola, M. Cheney, and B. Yazici, Inverse Problems 29 (May 2013) 054003.

"Imaging Frequency-Dependent Reflectivity from Synthetic-Aperture Radar", M. Cheney, Inverse Problems 29 (May 2013) 054002.
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"Imaging moving objects from multiply scattered waves and multiple sensors", A. Miranda and M. Cheney, Inverse Problems 29 (May 2013) 054012.

"Resolution Optimization with Irregularly Sampled Fourier Data", M. Ferrara, J.T. Parker, and M. Cheney, Inverse Problems 29 (May 2013) 054007.

"Theory of Waveform-Diverse Moving-Target Spotlight Synthetic-Aperture Radar", M. Cheney and B. Borden, arXiv preprint
SIAM J. Imaging Sciences, Vol. 4 (Dec. 2011) No. 4, 1180-1199. .pdf reprint

``Waveform design for synthetic-aperture radar imaging through dispersive media", T. Varslot, J. H. Morales, and M. Cheney, SIAM J. Appl. Math., Vol. 71, No. 5 (2011), pp.1780-1800
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``Synthetic-aperture radar imaging through dispersive media'', T. Varslot, J. H. Morales, and M. Cheney, Inverse Problems 26 (2010) 025008 (27 pages)
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``Problems in synthetic-aperture radar imaging", M. Cheney and B. Borden, Inverse Problems 25 (2009) 123005
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"Imaging moving targets from scattered waves", M. Cheney and B. Borden, Inverse Problems 24 (2008) 035005
reprint (.pdf) The published version is missing a certain Jacobian in the general case; the omission is corrected in this version.
A conference procedings paper on this work, including simulations, is "Spatial, Temporal, and Spectral Aspects of Far-Field Radar Data", M. Cheney, L. Wang, and B. Borden, IEEE Radar Conference 2009.

"Wideband pulse-echo imaging with distributed apertures in multi-path environments", T. Varslot, B. Yazici, and M. Cheney, Inverse Problems 24 (2008) 045013
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"A variational approach to waveform design for synthetic-aperture imaging", T. Varslot, C.E. Yarman, M. Cheney, and B. Yazici, Inverse Problems and Imaging vol. 1, no. 3 (2007) 577-592. .pdf

"Enhanced angular resolutiion from multiply scattered waves", C.J. Nolan, M. Cheney, T. Dowling, and R. Gaburro, Inverse Problems 22 (2006) 1817-1834.
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"Synthetic-aperture inversion in the presence of noise and clutter", B. Yazici, M. Cheney, and C.E. Yarman, Inverse Problems 22 (2006) 1705-1729.
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"Synthetic-aperture imaging from high-Doppler-resolution measurements", B. Borden and M. Cheney, Inverse Problems 21 (2005) 1-11.
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"Imaging that exploits multipath scattering from point scatterers", M. Cheney and R.J. Bonneau, Inverse Problems 20 (2004) 1691-1711 .
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"Synthetic-aperture assessment of a dispersive surface", M. Cheney, International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology 14 (2004) 28-34. .pdf file

"Synthetic-aperture Imaging through a Dispersive Layer", M. Cheney and C.J. Nolan, Inverse Problems 20 (2004) 507-532. .pdf file

"Synthetic Aperture Inversion for Arbitrary Flight Paths and Non-Flat Topography", C.J. Nolan and M. Cheney, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing 12 (Sept. 2003) 1035-1043. .pdf reprint with typos in the time-domain phases(1 MB) corrected .pdf version
A somewhat different version, without the images, is
"Synthetic Aperture Inversion for Non-Flat Topography", C.J. Nolan and M. Cheney, Proceedings, 4th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR2002), 4-6 June 2002, Cologne, Germany, VDE Verlag GMBH, Berlin, 2002. (ISBN 3-8007-2697-1) .pdf file

"Microlocal Analysis of Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging", C.J. Nolan and M. Cheney, Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications 10 (2004) 133-148. .ps file

"Synthetic Aperture Inversion", C.J. Nolan and M. Cheney, Inverse Problems 18 (2002) 221-236. postscript file
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"A mathematical tutorial on Synthetic Aperture Radar, SIAM Review 43 (2001) 301-312. postscript file
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"Tomography prolems arising in Synthetic Aperture Radar", in Radon Transforms and Tomography, ed. E.T. Quinto, L. Ehrenpreis, A. Faridani, F. Gonzalez, E. Grinberg, American Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 2001. postscript file
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"Introduction to Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and SAR Interferometry", in Approximation Theory X: Wavelets, splines, and Applications, ed. C.K. Chui, L.L. Schumaker, and J. Stoeckler, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN (2001), 167-177. postscript file
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Inverse problems involving wave propagation

"Imaging from Sparse Measurements", Y. Fang, M. Cheney, and S. Roecker, Geophysical Journal International (2010) 180, 1289-1302
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of submitted version.
The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com .

"The Linear Sampling Method and the MUSIC Algorithm", Inverse Problems 17 (2001) 591-595. postscript file
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"Optimal Electromagnetic Measurements", M. Cheney and G. Kristensson, Technical Report LUTEDX/(TEAT-7091), 1-24, Lund Institute of Technology, Department of Electroscience, Electromagnetic Theory, Sweden 2001. .pdf file
A shorter version appears in J. Electromagnetic Waves and Applications 15 (2001) 1323-1336.
A version for the proceedings of the 2002 URSI General Assembly, with title "Optimal Measurements, Time-Reversal, and Automatic Frequency Tuning": .pdf file

"Optimal Acoustic Measurements", M. Cheney, D. Isaacson, and M. Lassas, SIAM J. Appl. Math. 61 (2001) 1628-1647. postscript file
link to preprint on Los Alamos Web site
An abbreviated version is in
Proceedings of EUROEM2000 Conference, Edinburgh, 30 May - 2 June, 2000: Ultrawideband Short-Pulse Electromagnetics 5, edited by P.D. Smith and S.R. Cloude, Kluwer Academic Press, New York, 2002. postscript file

"An asymptotic wave interpretation of sonar images", M. Cheney and N. Bleistein, in Analytical and Computational Methods in Scattering and Applied Mathematics, F. Santosa and I. Stakgold, eds., Chapman & Hall/CRC Research Notes in Mathematics No. 417 (2000). postscript file

"Recovery of surface parameters from stepped-frequency radar returns", M. Cheney, D. Isaacson, V.I. Lytle, and S.F. Ackley, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 50 no. 5-6, 527-539 (1999). .pdf file
postscript file without figures

"Uniqueness for a wave propagation inverse problem in a half space", M. Lassas, M. Cheney, and G. Uhlmann, Inverse Problems 14, 679-684 (1998). postscript file

"Inverse Problems for a Perturbed Dissipative Half-Space", with D. Isaacson, Inverse Problems , 11, 865-888 (1995). postscript file
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"Three-dimensional inverse scattering for the wave equation with variable speed: near-field formulae using point sources", M. Cheney, G. Beylkin, E. Somersalo, and R. Burridge, Inverse Problems 5 (1989) 1-6. .pdf file

"Three-dimensional inverse scattering: layer-stripping formulae and ill-posedness results", M. Cheney and G. Kristensson, Inverse Problems 4 (1988) 625-642. .pdf file

"Three-dimensional inverse scattering for the wave equation: weak scattering approximations with error estimates", M. Cheney and J.H. Rose, Inverse Problems 4 (1988) 435-447. .pdf file

"Generalization of the Fourier Transform: Implications for Inverse Scattering Theory", M. Cheney and J.H. Rose, Physical Review Letters 60 (1988) 1221 - 1224. .pdf file

Dissertations

"Jointly Estimating 3D Target Shape and Motion from Radar Data", Heather Palmeri, December 2012
"Scalar and Vector Multistatic Radar Data Models", Tegan Webster, December 2012
"Statistical and Analytical Techniques in Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging", Kaitlyn Voccola, August 2011
"Imaging Moving Targets in a Multipath Environment with Multiple Sensors", Analee Miranda, December 2010
"Imaging from Sparse Measurements" , Yi Fang, December 2008
"Synthetic-Aperture Radar Imaging and Waveform Design for Dispersive Media" , J. Hector Morales, December 2008

Electrical Impedance Tomography

"Electrical Impedance tomography", M. Cheney, D. Isaacson, and J.C. Newell, SIAM Review 41, 85-101 (1999) (individual or institutional subscription needed to view full article)
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postscript file without figures

"Layer Stripping: A Direct Numerical Method for Impedance Imaging," E. Somersalo, M. Cheney, D. Isaacson, and E.L. Isaacson, Inverse Problems , 7, 899-926 (1991).
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"Exact solutions to a linearized inverse boundary value problem", M. Cheney, D. Isaacson, and E.L. Isaacson, Inverse Problems 6 (1990) 923-934 .pdf file

"NOSER: An algorithm for solving the inverse conductivity problem", M. Cheney, D. Isaacson, J.C. Newell, S. Simske, and J.C. Goble, Internat. J. Imaging Systems & Technol. 2, 66-75 (1990) .pdf file

Other work in applied mathematics

"Models for an anesthesia breathing circuit", P.E. Bigeleisen and M. Cheney, Automedica 18 (2000) 211-244. postscript file (not including figures)