, Volume 39, Issue 6, pp 741-752

Solitary Elastic Waves and Elastic Wavelets

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A new group of wavelets that have the form of solitary waves and are the solutions of the wave equations for dispersive media is proposed to call elastic wavelets. That this group includes well-known Mexican-hat wavelets is proved. It is proposed to use elastic wavelets to study local features of the profile evolution of a solitary wave in an elastic dispersive medium