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basic wavelet

1. n. [Geophysics]

The shape of a wavelet produced by reflection of an actual wave train at one interface with a positive reflection coefficient. The embedded wavelet is useful for generating a convolutional model, or the convolution of an embedded wavelet with a reflectivity function and random noise, during seismic processing or interpretation.

Synonyms: embedded wavelet

See: reflection coefficientseismic processing