On the imaging of reflectors in the earth

  title={On the imaging of reflectors in the earth},
  author={Norman Bleistein},
In this paper, I present a modification of the Beylkin inversion operator. This modification accounts for the band‐limited nature of the data and makes the role of discontinuities in the sound speed more precise. The inversion presented here partially dispenses with the small‐parameter constraint of the Born approximation. This is shown by applying the proposed inversion operator to upward scattered data represented by the Kirchhoff approximation, using the angularly dependent geometrical… 

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