Computation of reflection coefficients for layered media

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R. Kind

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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. https://journal.geophysicsjournal.com/JofG/article/view/85.
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