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Shear wave splitting

Shear wave splitting, also called seismic birefringence, is the phenomenon that occurs when a polarized shear wave enters an anisotropic medium (Fig… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We compare a global compilation of shear-wave splitting measurements with azimuthal seismic anisotropy parameters inferred from… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Measurements of the splitting or birefringence of seismic shear waves that have passed through the Earth’s mantle yield… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We present a graphical user interface to facilitate the processing of teleseismic shear-wave splitting observations. In contrast… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Shear-wave splitting measurements are widely used to analyze orien- tations of anisotropy. We compare two different shear-wave… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We present shear wave splitting measurements from local slab earthquakes at eight seismic stations of the Japanese F-net array… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Abstract We have obtained constraints on mechanical crust–mantle coupling for Tibet and Yunnan/Indo China, by comparing the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The propagation of two orthogonally polarized shear waves, or shear- wave splitting, is arguably the most robust indication of… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
SUMMARY Over the last 15 years, it has become established that crack-induced stress-aligned shear wave splitting, with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have made sets of five independent compressional and shear wave velocity measurements, which with density, allow us to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Summary. Intermediate-period seismograms of shear waves from deep earthquakes are examined for shear-wave splitting diagnostic of… Expand
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