A method is proposed for the determination of surface waves produced by a buried source in a half-space. The analytical problem may be divided into two distinct cases, in which the source region is compact or non-compact. For a compact source the angular variation of the outgoing field may be characterized by an analytic function, which we call the 'emission' function. By the use of a representation integral, the surface wave is related to the value of the emission function at a complex angle.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Proceedings of The Royal Society of London, Series A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 9 1982|
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