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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… 
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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… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
[1] A total of 361 SKS and five local S wave splitting measurements obtained at global and regional seismic network stations in… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
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… 
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… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
SUMMARY Over the last 15 years, it has become established that crack-induced stress-aligned shear wave splitting, with… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
[1] We have obtained shear velocity structure beneath the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada using Rayleigh wave… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • E. SandvolT. Hearn
  • Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 124320897
We have developed a bootstrap method to estimate errors associated with inverting SKS waveforms for shear-wave splitting… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Summary. Intermediate-period seismograms of shear waves from deep earthquakes are examined for shear-wave splitting diagnostic of…