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array propagation resistivity

1. n. [Formation Evaluation]

A resistivity recorded by a measurements-while-drilling propagation tool consisting of an array of transmitters and receivers whose signals are recorded separately and combined by software to produce the response desired. In a typical design, five transmitters emit a signal, and the phase shift and attenuation between two receivers are recorded. The phase shifts and attenuations are combined in different ways to produce borehole-compensated logs with different depths of investigation and radial resolution.

See: borehole compensationpropagation resistivitypropagation resistivity measurementresistivity log