Computation of reflection coefficients for layered media

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R. Kind


A fast computer program of the Thomson-Haskell matrix formalism is presented for the computation of the PSV reflection coefficients Rpp, Rps, Rss and Rsp for layered solid media. A matrix formalism and a computer program are also derived for the computation of P reflection coefficients for layered liquid media and of SH reflection coefficients for layered solid media.


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Kind, R. (1976). Computation of reflection coefficients for layered media. Journal of Geophysics, 42(1), 191-200. Retrieved from


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