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Title: Three component vibrational time reversal communication

Time reversal provides an optimal prefilter matched signal to apply to a communication signal before signal transmission. Time reversal allows compensation for wave speed dispersion and can function well in reverberant environments. Time reversal can be used to focus elastic energy to each of the three components of motion independently. A pipe encased in concrete was used to demonstrate the ability to conduct communications of information using three component time reversal. Furthermore, the ability of time reversal to compensate for multi-path distortion (overcoming reverberation) will be demonstrated and the rate of signal communication will be presented. [The U.S. Department of Energy, through the LANL/LDRD Program, is gratefully acknowledged for supporting this work.]
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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
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Journal ID: ISSN 0001-4966; JASMAN
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Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 137; Journal Issue: 4; Conference: Acoustical Society of America Conference, Pittsburgh, PA (United States), 18-22 May 2015; Journal ID: ISSN 0001-4966
Acoustical Society of America
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Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
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United States
42 ENGINEERING; 58 GEOSCIENCES; elasticity; information and communication theory; signal transmission