Peripheral Waves in the Scattering by Spherical Shells

  • Naum D. Veksler
  • Herbert Überall
Part of the Springer Series on Wave Phenomena book series (SSWAV, volume 11)


We present here the results of applying resonance scattering theory to the problem of a plane acoustic wave scattering from a spherical shell with moderate thickness (with h = 1/32) and from a thick-walled shell (with h = 1/10). The computations have been carried out and analyzed in a broad frequency band (0 x 400) and for large orders of resonances (n 100). Attention is focused on the Lamb-type peripheral waves S j and A j (j = 0, 1, 2, 3, 4). The role of the so-called hidden resonances is elucidated.


Resonance Frequency Dispersion Curve Versus Versus Versus Spherical Shell Modal Resonance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naum D. Veksler
    • 1
  • Herbert Überall
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of CybernecticsEstonian Academy of SciencesTallinnEstonia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsCatholic University of AmericaWashingtonUSA

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