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Elastic surface waves in crystals. Part 1: Review of the physics

Abstract : We present a review of wave propagation at the surface of anisotropic media (crystal symmetries). The physics for media of cubic and hexagonal symmetries has been extensively studied based on analytical and semi-analytical methods. However, some controversies regarding surfaces waves and the use of different notations for the same modes require a review of the research done and a clarification of the terminology. In a companion paper we obtain the full-wave solution for the wave propagation at the surface of media with arbitrary symmetry (including cubic and hexagonal symmetries) using two spectral numerical modeling algorithms.
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Nathalie Favretto-Cristini, Dimitri Komatitsch, Carcione José, Cavallini Fabio. Elastic surface waves in crystals. Part 1: Review of the physics. Ultrasonics, Elsevier, 2011, 51 (6), pp.653-660. ⟨10.1016/j.ultras.2011.02.007⟩. ⟨hal-00598334⟩

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