Animal Sonar pp 791-796 | Cite as

Noseleaves and Bat Pulses

  • J. David Pye
Part of the NATO ASI Science book series (NSSA, volume 156)


One characteristic of noseleaves is that interference between the two nostril-sources influences the sound radiation pattern. Some implications of this are presented and demonstrated by a simple model; similar features are found in some bat pulses, thus accounting for much variation in their observed structures.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. David Pye
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  1. 1.Queen Mary CollegeLondonUK

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