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Reflection and transmission from a plane layered core-mantle boundary

Teng, Ta-Liang (1967) Reflection and transmission from a plane layered core-mantle boundary. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 57 (3). pp. 477-499. ISSN 0037-1106. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140801-135210762

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Abstract

A class of transfer functions in terms of layer matrices is derived, giving the transmission and reflection of plane harmonic P or S waves incident from either side of a plane layered core-mantle boundary. A computer program coded in complex arithmetic for the IBM 7094 is used to evaluate these functions. Numerical values obtained from five suggested models of the core-mantle boundary are compared and discussed. The aim is to formulate the method, and to establish some general guide, for the studies of the structure of the core-mantle boundary and the attenuation of seismic waves inside the core.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1967, by the Seismological Society of America. Manuscript received November 14, 1966. It is a pleasure to thank Professor Don Anderson for reading the manuscript and offering several helpful suggestions. Assistance of Messrs. Laszlo Lenches and John Nordquist in the preparation of graphical materials is acknowledged. This research was supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Office of Aerospace Research, United States Air Force, under AFOSR contract number AF-49(638)-1337.
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