Research Areas

Seismic wave propagation, Seismic Imaging, Geophysical monitoring


  • 1986-1989, Kyoto University, Japan, Doctor degree
  • 1989-1992, Kyoto University, Japan, Master degree


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  1. Zheng Yikang, Wang Yibo, Chang Xu, Wave-equation Traveltime Inversion: Comparison of Three Numerical Optimization Methods, Computers and Geosciences, 2013, 60: 88-97. 
  2. Wang Yibo, Chang Xu, Simultaneous reverse time migration of primaries and multiples without multiple prediction, 75th EAGE conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC, 10-13 June, 2013, London, UK. 
  3. Liu Zhiyuan, Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Wang Yibo, Du Xiangdong, Using Chebyshev Polynomial Asymmetric Calculation to Obtain Angle Domain Common Imaging Gathers by Kirchhoff Pre-stack Time Migration, Chinese J. Geophysics, 2013, 56(8):2783-2789
  4. Tao Jie, Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Wang Yibo, Du Xiangdong, 3-D Bend-ray amplitude-preserving Kirchhoff pre-stack time migration and applications, Chinese J. Geophysics, 2013, 56(10): 3534-3541 
  5. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Seismic wave equation amplitude preserving imaging to irregular waterbottom topography, Proceedings of the 9th Internatinal Workshop on the Application of Geophysics to Rock Engineering, P.11-16, Beijing, 2011. 
  6. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Sun Hongchuan, Seismic profile of the Huangzhuang-Gaoliying fault in Beijing by Mini-Sosie method, 79th International meeting of SEG, 1970-1974, Denver, 2010. 
  7. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Wang Hui, He Ruiqing, Seismic interfromitric migration and data-referenced-only migration, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 2009, 52(11), 2840-2845. 
  8. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Du Xiangdong, Li Xuxuan, Seismic imaging under the irregular deep water bottom, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 2008, 51(1): 229-235. 
  9. Chang Xu, Yike Liu, Jiankun He and Hongchuan Sun, Lower velocities beneath the Taihang Mountains, northeastern China, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 2007, 97(4): 1364-1369. 
  10. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Zhai Mingguo, Wang Yanghua, Crustal P-wave velocity distributions and metallotectonics around North China Craton, Mesozoic Sub-Continental Lithospheric Thinning Under Eastern Asia, Geological Society Publication of London, 2007, 280: 293-302. 
  11. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Gui Zhixian, Zero-offset reverse time migration for prediction ahead of tunnel face, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 2006, 49(5): 1482-1488. 
  12. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, The generalized fractal dimension on seismic records and its applications, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 2002, 45(6): 879-886. 
  13. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Li Fuzhong, Chen Jing, 3-D tomographic static correction, Geophysics, 2002, 67(4): 1275-1285. 
  14. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Determination of 3-D velocity anomalies of the Nanbei tectonic zone of China based on local earthquakes, ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA, 2000, 74(1): 102-111. 
  15. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Wang Hui, Rock mass structure analysis based on seismic velocity and attenuation images, Chinese Sciences Bulletin, 2000, 45(13): 1211-1216. 
  16. Wang Hui, Chang Xu, 3-D ray tracing method based on graphic structure, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 2000,43(4),534-541. 
  17. Chang Xu, Lu Mengxia, Liu Yike, Error analysis and appraisals for three general solutions in seismic tomography, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 1999, 42(4): 555-560. 
  18. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Ashida, Yuzuru, Hausdorff fractal algorithm for picking first break in seismic traces, BUTSURITANSA, 1999, 52(4): 316-322. 
  19. Chang Xu, Liu Yike, Wang Genzhao, Wang Zhijun, The Improvment of Precision of the Lateral Estimation in the Target Strata Using the Velocity Tomographic Technique, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 1997, 40(1): 127-137. 
  20. Chang Xu, Relationship between ray distribution and reconstructed velocity image in reflection tomography, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 1996, 35(s): 145-150.


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