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A single-sided representation for the homogeneous Green's function, accounting for all multiplesNormal access

Authors: K. Wapenaar, J. Brackenhoff, J. Thorbecke, J. van der Neut and E. Slob
Event name: 80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2018 Workshop Programme
Session: WS13: Surface and Internal Multiples - Lose them or Use them?
Publication date: 15 June 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201801964
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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The homogeneous Green's function, i.e., the superposition of the causal Green's function and its time reversal, is traditionally represented by a closed boundary integral. This integral representation finds applications in holographic imaging, seismic interferometry and time-reversal acoustics. In principle these methods account for all multiples, but only when the medium is accessible from all sides. Here we discuss a single-sided representation of the homogeneous Green's function, which also accounts for all multiples, but which can be used when the medium is accessible from one side only. We indicate the application of this representation for seismic imaging, accounting for internal multiple scattering.

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