Love wave


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Love wave

[′ləv ‚wāv]
(geophysics)
A horizontal dispersive surface wave, multireflected between internal boundaries of an elastic body, applied chiefly in the study of seismic waves in the earth's crust.
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On the other side, in case a shear source is adopted, the produced Love waves are recorded along the T component.
TT shows a weak but definite first overtone branch of Love waves, whereas ZZ and RR show branches of overtones expressed as several lines.
In this paper, we carry out an investigation of the existence of propagation of Love wave in layered piezoelectric overlying a non-homogeneous half-space.
Majhi, "Love wave propagation in porous rigid layer lying over an initially stressed half space," Applied Physics & Mathematics, vol.
Frequency response, phase of transmitted signals, wave velocities, electromechanical coupling coefficients, UV responses, and temperature coefficients of frequency of Love wave devices were measured by the network analyzer (Agilent E5062A).
The present investigation is devoted to study the propagation of surface waves in fibre-reinforced anisotropic thermoelastic medium subjected to gravity field and relaxation times leading to particular cases such as Rayleigh waves, Love waves and Stoneley waves.
De Noyer, The effect of variations in layer thickness of Love waves .
De., 1961, "The effect of variations in layer thickness of Love waves," Bull Seis Soc.
Anisotropy plays an important role as well but for its determination Love wave tomography would be needed.
For periods longer than 22 s the filtered ridge does not belong to the Rayleigh waves; it is a coda coming after the Love wave fundamental mode.