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A Reciprocity Method for Multiple-Source Simulations

Eisner, Leo and Clayton, Robert W. (2001) A Reciprocity Method for Multiple-Source Simulations. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 91 (3). pp. 553-560. ISSN 0037-1106. doi:10.1785/0120000222.

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Reciprocity is applied to the situation where numerical simulations are needed for a number of source locations but relatively a few receiver positions. By invoking source-receiver reciprocity, the number of simulations can be generally reduced to three times the number of receiver positions. The procedure is illustrated for a heterogeneous medium with both single-force and double-couple sources. The numerical tests using a finite-difference implementation show that the reciprocal simulations can be performed with the same level of accuracy as the forward calculations.

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Additional Information:© 2001 by the Seismological Society of America. Manuscript received June 2000. The authors would like to thank Robert Graves for his input and the two reviewers Martijn de Hoop and Jiří Zahradník for their valuable suggestions. This research was supported by the Southern California Earthquake Center (NSF EAR-8920136 and USGS 14-08-0001-A0899 and 1434- HQ-97AG01718). The SCEC Contribution Number is 523.
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