Love wave


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Love wave

n.
A type of seismic surface wave that causes rock particles to move with a side-to-side motion perpendicular to the direction of an earthquake's main propagation. Love waves travel faster than Rayleigh waves. Also called L wave.

[After Augustus Edward Hough Love (1863-1940), British mathematician.]
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and Sanada, Y.: 2005, Applications of Love wave dispersion for improved shear-wave velocity imaging.
6(a)) show that Love wave amplitudes are larger than those of Rayleigh waves above 5mHz.
The classical dispersion relation of Love wave has been obtained in particular cases as Love [29].
Love wave propagating in the piezoelectric materials is extensively used in sensors and transducers.
Bhattacharya [1] discussed the dispersion curves for Love wave propagation in a transversely isotropic crustal layer with an irregularity in the interface.
The setup of gas detection consists of the test chamber with the Love wave device, the thermal control system with a Peltier device, the dual channel frequency counter, the flow meters, synthetic air and toluene bottles, and a PC for control and data acquisition in real time.
Leaky waves of LiTa[O.sub.3] and LiNb[O.sub.3] and surface skimming bulk waves (SSBW) of ST-cut quartz have been used as substrates for Love wave devices applications [20-22]; typically ZnO, fused silica (Si[O.sub.2]), and polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) thin films have been used to construct the layered structure for the Love wave sensor [18, 23, 24].
Figures 28, 29, and 30 show the variations of the Love wave velocity and attenuation coefficient with respect to phase velocity c, it has oscillatorybehavior in the whole range of c for different values of relaxation times [[tau].sub.0], [[theta].sub.O], and [n.sup.*], respectively, for L-S theory, G-L theory, and G-N theory, which changes from the positive to the negative gradually.
Mal, on the frequency equation for love wave due to abrupt thickening of the crustal layer.
and Muyzertb, E.: 2003, Acquisition and inversion of Love wave data to measure the lateral variability of geo-acoustic properties of marine sediments.
and Brokesova, J.: 2007, The Western Bohemia uppermost crust shear wave velocities from Love wave dispersion, Journal of Seismology, 11, 101-120.
K., 1962, "on the frequency equation for love wave due to abrupt thickening of the crustal layer," Geof Pure.