ABSTRACT

With seismic interferometry one can retrieve the response to a virtual source inside an unknown medium, if there is a receiver at the position of the virtual source. Using inverse scattering theory, we demonstrate that, for a 1D medium, the requirement of having an actual receiver inside the medium can be circumvented, going beyond seismic interferometry. In this case, the wavefield can be focused inside an unknown medium with independent variations in velocity and density using reflection data only.

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