Seismic radar using time reversal mirrors

S. M. Hanafy

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A new application of Time Reversal Mirrors (TRM) is introduced in this work. It is similar to radar surveillance, detecting and tracking moving object(s) in a remote area using seismic waves; this includes the exact location of the moving object and its speed. Recordings of high signal-to-noise ratio reference Green's functions are required, where they are used as calibration records or moving sensors. The proposed method is tested with a field experiment.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication73rd EAGE Conference and Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2011
PublisherSociety of Petroleum
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781617829666
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-12-28
Acknowledgements: The author would like to thank Mr. Paul Gettings and Mr. Ernesto Curiel for the help they provided
during field data acquisition.


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