## Perturbation of the polarization vectors in the isotropic ray theory

**Ludek Klimes**
### Summary

The equations for the linear paraxial approximation of the polarization
vectors and for the variation of the polarization vectors with
a velocity perturbation are presented.

### Keywords

Polarization vectors, paraxial ray approximation, ray perturbation,
isotropic ray theory, elastic waves.

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### Revised version

Klimes, L.:
Perturbation of the polarization vectors in the isotropic ray theory.
*Pure and appl. Geophys.*, **159** (2002), 1437-1445.

In: Seismic Waves in Complex 3-D Structures, Report 8,
pp. 97-102, Dep. Geophys., Charles Univ., Prague, 1999.

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