NDT.net Nov 2003, Vol. 8 No.11

Complex plane Split Spectrum Processing: an introduction

Philippe Rubbers
University of the Witwatersrand, P.O.Box 623, Sunninghill 2195
Gauteng South Africa
Tel: +27 11 629 5207, Fax: +27 11 629 5369, Cel: +27 82 969 4427
Philippe.Rubbers@eskom.co.za
Charles John Pritchard
University of the Witwatersrand, P.O. Box 200, Wendywood 2144
Gauteng South Africa
C.Pritchard@ee.wits.ac.za
+27 11 717 7210, +27 11 403 1929, +27 82 466 4880
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: Philippe.Rubbers@eskom.co.za

1 Background

2 Complex plane spit spectrum processing

3 Future direction

4 Conclusion

5 Acknowledgements:

References

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